ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority retired Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa stated that the 146 kilometre Hoshab-Awaran project was fundamental part of the central wing of the CPEC project which is expected to connect the Sindh province with the Gwadar Port.
As per the details, the project is crucial for the development of road network in Baluchistan and its overall connectivity with the rest of the country. It will cost Rs 20 billion and will be completed in three years.
CPEC Authority chairman, through a tweet on twitter, shared that 60 percent of the work was completed in the Basima-Khuzdar road project while construction work on Hoshab-Awaran road was launched.
The tweet read: “#CPEC:South Balochistan roads in focus. Basima-Khuzdar Road Progress60%. Hoshab-Awaran Road const started. Will improve Gwadar’s connectivity with North. PM’s vision of uplifting remote areas specially South Bln being realised. #CPECMakingProgress #Pakistanmovingforward.”