ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Main Line-1 (ML-1) is the costliest of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects which will add a new chapter to the Pak-China relations.
Chairing a review meeting of ML-1 under the umbrella of CPEC in Islamabad on Monday, the prime minister said that the ML-1 project will establish a modern communication infrastructure of international standard in the Country and create job opportunities as well as new prospects for Pakistan’s industry.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان کی زیر صدارت سی پیک کے تحت ایم ایل ون منصوبہ کا جائزہ اجلاس۔ pic.twitter.com/cV4WJ4noNo
— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) December 28, 2020
Imran Khan said that Pakistani exports will timely reach international markets by having better land route coordination with the Country’s seaports, paving a way for earning precious foreign exchange.
The Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati apprised the prime minister about the integration plan of the ML-1 project.
The prime minister expressed satisfaction over the progress made so far on the project.
Besides the Railways Minister, the Chairman CPEC Authority Lt General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan, the Secretary Railways, the Secretaries of Economic Affairs, Finance & Planning Divisions, and other Senior Officials attended the meeting.
Separately while presiding over an Energy Sector review meeting in Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed to mobilize all resources to provide affordable electricity to the consumers.
In the meeting, the prime minister was given a detailed briefing on the current situation in the Energy Sector to which he expressed satisfaction.