ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday known as for well timed choices and implementation of tasks below China Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) to keep away from price escalation. Chairing a briefing on the assessment standing of CPEC Vitality Tasks right here the Prime Minister mentioned that these tasks are important for the event of the nation and can present large alternatives of employment, communication and financial prosperity. Based on an announcement issued by the PM media workplace, an in depth briefing was given on vitality sector tasks together with Kohala hydropower venture, Azad Patan hydropower venture, Gwadar energy venture, and energy tasks in Thar and Karot hydropower venture. Emphasizing on the necessity for well timed choices to keep away from cost-escalation on these tasks, the Prime Minister mentioned that fast-pace implementation is within the curiosity of the nation. He mentioned that Pakistan enjoys excessive good-will with China that has been confirmed repeatedly throughout emergent conditions. Chairman CPEC Authority, Asim Saleem Bajwa briefed the assembly intimately about progress on CPEC tasks and mentioned that there are 22 tasks within the CPEC’s vitality portfolio, amongst which 9 have already been commissioned. The briefing was attended by Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan, Particular Assistant to PM for Petroleum Nadeem Babar, Chairman CPEC Authority Lt Gen (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa, and Secretaries of Energy, Petroleum and Planning divisions moreover chairperson FBR, chief secretary Azad Jammu and Kashmir and senior officers. Punjab chief secretary was additionally accessible by way of video hyperlink.