Early completion of CPEC projects remains the foremost priority of govt: PM

 
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Islamabad, Jan. 12 (TNS): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says early implementation and completion of CPEC projects remains the foremost priority of the government due to their huge socio-economic benefits for the country.

He stated this while chairing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on CPEC in Islamabad on Friday.

The meeting reviewed progress on various projects being undertaken under CPEC in the field of energy, roads and railway infrastructure including the M-1 project, Karachi Circular Railway and establishment of Special Economic Zones in various parts of the country.

The prime minister directed that besides expediting work on ongoing projects, modalities for mutually-agreed future projects be finalized in consultation with the Chinese side to ensure their timely implementation.