Bajwa notes progress on bidding for part of CPEC related road project

Bajwa notes progress on bidding

Bajwa notes progress on bidding for part of CPEC related road project.

Bidding process for a part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Western Route- Zhob-Kuchlak (Quetta) road goes on.

Bajwa notes progress on bidding

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa said this in a tweet on Sunday.

He said the project direly needed for the Balochistan people. It would open the doors of socio economic development of the local people.

Further he informed that as per plan, matter of Chinese Funding for Dera Ismail Khan-Zhob section of CPEC Western route was being processed to be included in upcoming meeting of Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of CPEC.

He said on completion of this 210 km project, Islamabad-Quetta would be connected through expressway.

The National Highway Authority (NHA) has already invited bids from eligible firms for works packages of dualization of 298 kilometers Kuchlak-Zhob section of N-50.

The project will be completed in five packages including 65 km Zhob-Tangi, 65 km Tangi-Qila Saifullah, 50 km Qilla Saifullah-Nasai, 65 km Nasai-Khanozai, and 53 km Khanozai-Kuchlak.

On the other hand, both countries have recently signed agreements in Pakistan for hydropower projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

According to Chinese experts, those projects marked the beginning of a mature new phase for the program, which is under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI),


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