Pakistan gives nod to abolish CPEC Authority

Updated: Aug 18 2022 6:32PM

Islamabad, Aug 18 (PTI) The Pakistan government has given its nod to abolish the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority to fast-track the implementation of the ambitious multi-billion dollar regional connectivity programme, according to a media report on Thursday.

However, the decision taken by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday, is subject to consent by China, the Express Tribune newspaper reported.

Sharif in principle has given the nod to abolish the CPEC Authority, it said.