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15/01/16  ISLAMABAD – Political parties on Friday have pledged their support to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif.

The Prime Minister had called a meeting today in the federal capital to address reservations of different parties over CPEC routes.

A steering committee, comprising of all Chief Ministers (CM) has been formed to monitor the progress. The meeting resolved to construct western route of the corridor on priority basis.

According to a notification issued by the PM House after the meeting, construction of the western route would be sped up while the federation would provide funds to purchase pieces of land.

The meeting chaired by Nawaz Sharif also resolved to have progress in the project reviewed every three months by the CMs. The Prime Minister said that all the economic zones would be built with consensus of the provinces.
 
 
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