Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs the meeting.


A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.

The meeting reviewed progress on various CPEC projects in view of the upcoming 7th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee.

The Cabinet Committee also reviewed progress on Road Infrastructure Projects and their stipulated completion dates.

Aviation Division presented detailed design and financing plan of Gwadar International Airport in the meeting.

The Cabinet Committee was briefed on Energy Sector Projects including Gwadar Power Project, Karot and Kohala Hydel Power Projects, Mattiari-Lahore and Mattiari-Faisalabad HVDC Lines and coal projects in Thar.

Minister for Interior and the Planning Commission of Pakistan Ahsan Iqbal presented an overall structure of CPEC, its institutional framework, project portfolios, current progress and future plans.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister said all provincial governments are involved in all stages of the CPEC planning with special focus on the development of Balochistan.