PM Nawaz directs completion of CPEC projects in time


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday describing the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project a “game changer for the region” directed completion of all projects within stipulated time.


He was chairing a meeting to review progress on the various development projects under the CPEC here at the PM House.

Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal gave detailed briefing to the Prime Minister.

During the meeting, the prime minister said China was a friend and a strategic partner of Pakistan.

He directed Ministry of Interior to beef up security for the Chinese workforce in the country. The prime minister said that no laxity would be tolerated in this regard.

The meeting was also attended by senior government officers.