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Budget 2017: Rs180bn for CPEC projects, Gwadar

Latest Update: May 26, 2017 | 359 Views
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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced an allocation of Rs 180 billion for the projects being constructed under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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The minister said that Gwadar has assumed importance for the national economy where 31 different projects are under construction.

The government allocated Rs 180 billion for the CPEC related projects and various development schemes in the port city including airport, road network hospitals etc.