Asad asks Shehbaz to keep CPEC out of politics

Planning minister says PTI govt committed to taking the mega project to new heights.


APP August 08, 2021
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD:

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Saturday asked Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif to keep the national project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) away from his politics.

In his tweet, the planning minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government was committed to taking the mega project to new heights.

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“Building industrial zones, new working groups for agriculture, science & technology & information technology, significantly accelerating work on western alignment, expanding the scope of Gwadar all show PMIK[Prime Minister Imran Khan] government commitment to CPEC,” he added. 

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