China provided $1.5 billion for Pakistan infrastructure projects
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. ■