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ISLAMABAD – Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved different projects of highways worth Rs 108 billion along China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) routes.

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting and give his formal approval to the projects

The meeting has forwarded these projects to the Executive Committee of National Economic Council for further approval.

These projects include a 106-kilometer long two-lane highway from Basima to Khuzdar, dualisation of N-50 from Yarak to Zhob on the western route of CPEC and restoration of Karakoram Highway.

The meeting also approved establishment of a conference hall at Prime Minister House and Private Clouds Data Center of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

It also approved construction of IB office along CPEC routes and strengthening of early Warning System of Pakistan Met Department.