Beijing: The Chairman of China Construction Pakistan Co. Ltd. Xiao Hua has said that the completion of the Multan-Sukkur section of Peshawar-Karachi Expressway will reduce the traveling time between the two cities and promote the socio-economic development in the regions along the route.
During an exclusive interview with the China Economic Daily-China Economic Net, Xiao Hua said that the completion of this project will reduce the opening time of the two cities from 11 hours to less than 4 hours. This project will also play a positive role in connecting Pakistan and China and directly promote the socio-economic development of the areas along the route.
Highlighting the importance of the two cities, Hua said that Multan is the main producing area of cash crops, mangoes, and dates, while Sukkur is an important transportation hub. “The company focuses on integrating more closely with the local economy and the people, and through practical measures, it provides benefits to residents along the line,” said Xiao Hua.