CPEC to open new era of development, prosperity: planning minister
ISLAMABAD: Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will open a new era of development and prosperity in the region.
“Government policies improved the economy of the country and CPEC would further strengthen it,” he said this while addressing the students of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Medical College in Muzaffarabad.
He advised the students to follow the positive thinking and serve the nation with honesty and professionalism.
This should be noted that the funds for CPEC project have been increased from $46 billion to $54 billion with the potential to increase more with the inclusion of new projects.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed on equitably distribution of the benefits of CPEC project amongst the federating units.