CPEC projects 1st phase to be completed by 2017-18: Ahsan

Islamabad: Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal has categorically stated the amount of forty-six billion dollars is an investment which would be used for developing the infrastructure and producing energy.

Talking to media in Islamabad, he said thirty-five billion dollars  would be utilized for energy, and the rest for developing the infrastructure.

He said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a long-term broad framework with multiple sectoral projects, which would be completed in different phases.

He told the media persons that the first phase of the CPEC projects would be completed by 2017-18.