ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed fast track implementation of the Western route of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The Prime Minister after chairing a consultative meeting with the political leaders here at the Prime Minister House also announced constitution of a Steering Committee, comprising four Chief Ministers to review the progress on the Western route.
The Prime Minister said he would personally supervise the implementation of the Western route of the CPEC to ensure that reservations of all political parties are addressed with consultation.
The meeting that discussed threadbare of the project, its route and the setting up of the economic zones at strategic locations also agreed that all the political parties would support the CPEC.
The meeting also agreed that the location and setting up of the Economic Zones, along the CPEC, would be done in consultation with the provinces.
The participants of the meeting endorsed their full support to the ambitious road project that would link Gwadar to the Chinese border and serve as a major linkage with the Central Asian Republics.