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Nine industrial zones to be set up in three years under CPEC: minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday expressed optimism that all proposed nine industrial zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor would be completed in a period of two to three years with assistance of provincial government. Addressing a Senate session, the federal minister informed that provincial governments have expedited implementation of these zones being introduced with projects in energy and transport infrastructure sector, and planned to be set up under…

Chinese firm offers to build light rail transit in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A Chinese company has offered to build a state of the art mass transit system in the federal capital and also recommended a modern 'Light Rail Transit' (Tram) project for the city. The company is already engaged in the construction of 'Orange Line Metro Train project' in Lahore. A group of representatives from the Chinese company visited the head office of the civic body on Friday and delivered a presentation. The company offered its services for the establishment of a state of the art transport project in…