According to a latest report, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while chairing a meeting said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a lifeline for Pakistan. It will help the country to develop greatly, he added.
A number of energy sector projects being established under the mega project would add over 17,000MW of energy to the national grid once it completes, he said.
CPEC will also help to make sure socio-economic development of the less-developed areas of Pakistan, he added.
“CPEC would significantly help towards ensuring inclusive development especially the socio-economic development of the less-developed areas of the country.”