Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Caretaker Finance Minister, recently said that as many as 22 development projects that cost $28.6 billion are being implemented under CPEC. They also include energy projects with $22.3 billion investment.
She made this statement after attending the 55th progress review meeting on CPEC projects. She also stated that some of those projects were in different phases of development while others were about to complete. In addition to these projects, a number of other mega projects that are about to begin, she added.
“Our government is committed to CPEC projects as the previous government was. We have seen much progress in last five years on the initiative of CPEC projects.”