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Pak to shelve major CPEC power project

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

The cash-strapped government will shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the USD 60 billion China-Economic Corridor, citing sufficient generation capacity already lined up for the next few years.

The CPEC, which connects in with China's province, is the flagship project of Chinese Xi Jinping's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

The previous Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had pushed for the construction of the 1,320 MW Rahim Yar Khan power project by

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 13:40 IST