CRBC donates US $ 100,000 to Pakistani Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund

By Shafqat Ali | Gwadar Pro Oct 7, 2022

CRBC donates US $ 100,000 to Pakistani Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 7(Gwadar Pro) - The China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) on Thursday evening presented a cheque worth $ 100,000 USD to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to contribute to Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund.

The delegation of Chinese construction firm CRBC, headed by President Ye Chengyin, held a meeting with PM Shehbaz Sharif here.

During the meeting, the prime minister was briefed on ongoing and completed mega projects.

It was told that the Havelian-Thakot section of Karakorum Highway-II had been opened to traffic. Work on the second phase from Thakot-Rai Kot has been started.

The meeting was also briefed in detail about the progress of the Karachi Coastal Development Project, Rashakai Special Economic Zone, Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway, Babusar Tunnel, ML-1, and railway corridor between Karachi Port and PIPRI.

During the meeting, PM Shehbaz Sharif said the government was answerable to the masses for the protection of public money. He maintained that the government was completing the projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on a priority. He stressed that the government was also ensuring transparency in the development projects besides prioritizing the public interest works.

Prime Minister Shehbaz emphasized that he and the whole nation was grateful to the Chinese people for their support to Pakistan following the destruction caused by the rains and consequent flash floods.

The delegation welcomed the measures taken by the prime minister for the completion of the CPEC projects on time. The CRBC also expressed interest in the 10,000WM solar power project.

Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, special assistants to Prime Minister Jahanzeb Khan, Zafaruddin Mahmood, and relevant senior officers attended the meeting. Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Faisal Sabzwari joined the meeting through a video link.

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