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Industrial Site and Expressway included in Kashmir's CPEC Portfolio


Category : Latest News   Source : Pakistan-China Institute (PCI)   Date : 11-01-2017   

Azad Jammu & Kashmir’s CPEC portfolio has been enhanced with the inclusion of Muzaffarabad – Mirpur expressway, and Bhimber and Mirpur industrial sites. President of AJK, Sardar Masood Khan, expressed the need for conducting economic survey in the region for complementing development policies.

President of AJK, Sardar Masood Khan

Azad Jammu & Kashmir’s CPEC portfolio has been enhanced with the inclusion of Muzaffarabad – Mirpur expressway, and Bhimber and Mirpur industrial sites. President of AJK, Sardar Masood Khan, expressed the need for conducting economic survey in the region for complementing development policies.

Two industrial zones, one each in Bimber and Mirpur, and an expressway from Muzaffarabad to Mirpur have been included in the CPEC which will transform PaK’s socio-economic landscape, said President of PaK, Sardar Masood Khan.

He was addressing participants at an event “Our Youth Our Future: Creating Spaces for Youth-centric and Youth-led Policy-making.” The event was organised by Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms in collaboration with the British Council, here, a statement said.

Khan underlined the urgent need to conduct an economic survey of PaK so that realistic policies can be formulated on the basis of facts and figures.