35bn dollars to go in Energy Projects - Ahsan Iqbal

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Wednesday, 06 January 2016 18:05

PESHAWAR: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said all provinces esp. Gilgit Baltistan and FATA will benefit from China Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC).

Inaugurating new academic block at Khyber Medical University in Peshawar today, he said under the project 35 billion dollars would be spent on energy projects.

He said work on Western route of the project is speedily underway and the promise made with the nation on it will be fulfilled at all costs.

Earlier, addressing Youth Development Seminar in Peshawar today, he said the federal government will utilize all possible resources for development of youth. He said education of youth is important for progress of the nation.

Ahsan Iqbal said development of human resources is among the top priorities of the governments Vision 2025 programme.

He urged youth to focus on their studies to make Pakistan a developed country.

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