Pakistan

PM vows to develop western route of CPEC to connect neglected areas

PM vows to develop western route of CPEC to connect neglected areas

PM vows to develop western route of CPEC to connect neglected areas with it.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated determination of his government to develop Western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to connect areas, which remained neglected in the past.

PM vows to develop western route of CPEC to connect neglected areas

He said, while addressing the ground-breaking ceremony of various projects in Quetta today (Wednesday).

Imran Khan said Balochistan remained neglected in the past.

He said that now PTI Government is fully focusing to bring this province at par with other developed parts of the country.

The PM also directed National Highway Authority, to ensure top quality of roads being constructed in Balochistan.

He further said 11,000 kilometres long roads constructed in 15 years.

However,  infrastructure projects with a total length of 3,300 kilometres came during just two and half years of the PTI government.

Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Minister for Communication Murad Saeed said road projects in Balochistan will enhance connectivity and bring prosperity in the province.

He said that these projects will also provide access to markets for farmers and traders.

He further said the government will lay foundation stone of 796 long Chaman-Quetta-Karachi highway till December this year.

Meanwhile, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan also spoke.

He said that the incumbent government has initiated practical steps. Those will improve living standard of the people besides providing job opportunities.

GTV

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