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China provided $1.5 billion for Pakistan infrastructure projects

Staff Writer |
Financing from China is helping pay for a series of major infrastructure projects in Pakistan.

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In all $1.5 billion has been provided in the period from July 2017 to April 2018 for infrastructure development.

Of this, $691 million has been directed towards the M5 Highway connecting Multan with Sukkur and $273 million for the highway connecting Thakot with Havelian.

Other major infrastructure projects to have benefited from the funding include developing Lahore’s Metro Orange Line and the Neelum Jhelum hydro-electric project.


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