January 27, 2021: Minister for planning Asad Umar has stressed maintaining the momentum of CPEC projects and following the timelines for their early completion.
Chairing the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on CPEC in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said CPEC is a priority project for enhancing Pak-China economic cooperation.
The forum reviewed the progress on various projects undertaken by the Working Groups under CPEC.
The meeting was briefed on the overall progress of CPEC projects in Industrial Cooperation, Energy, Infrastructure, Gwadar, Science and Technology, Socio-Economic Development, Agriculture, Transport and Communications and issues faced in the implementation of these projects.
The committee also emphasized that unresolved inter-ministerial issues should be brought before the Cabinet Committee on CPEC directly by the respective Ministries along with recommendations for their resolution.
The committee noted that significant progress has been achieved on various projects.