Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all the concerned ministers to set goals for projects and ensure timely completion of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) phase II along with improving inter-governmental coordination for this multibillion-dollar project.
A high-level meeting was held to review the progress on various projects under CPEC chaired by the prime minister. During the meeting, PM Khan said, “The projects should be finalized on the basis of socio-economic development and be completed at the earliest.”
Adviser to the PM on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Minister for Planning Asad Omar, Minister for Economic Affairs Mohammad Hammad Azhar, CPEC Authority Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, New Pakistan Housing Programme Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Anwar Ali Haidar, Minister of Naval Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, and senior officials were present during the meeting.
Prime Minister Imran Khan also directed the government officials to complete the consultation process for future projects on a priority basis. He concluded the meeting by directing a detailed briefing at the next review meeting.