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Govt to expand scope of CPEC, improve project priorities: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Khusro Bakhtiar on Tuesday said that the government will expand the scope of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, but will reduce any unnecessary projects brought in by the previous government. Addressing a press conference alongside Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, the federal minister said that he wants to inform the nation about the current state of the economy. He said that the number of direct tax payers is abysmal and there is a need to balance with indirect…