PM performs groundbreaking of China-Pakistan Optical Fibre Cable mission in Gilgit

PM performs groundbreaking of China-Pakistan Optical Fibre Cable project in Gilgit
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday carried out groundbreaking of Pakistan-China Optical Fibre Cable mission, which is part of the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC).

The Optical Fibre Cable mission, costing $44 million might be accomplished in two years and Particular Communication Organisation (SCO) will lay 820-kilometre-long cable from Rawalpindi to Khunjrab, in accordance with Radio Pakistan.

On completion the mission will present an alternate telecommunication route between Pakistan and China. Earlier, the prime minister additionally administered oath of the newly elected members of the G-B council.

The prime minister additionally inaugurated the CPEC patrolling police headquarters in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B).

The patrolling drive comprising 300 personnel and 25 autos, which have been gifted by China, will assist guarantee secure and clean stream of visitors on the 439-kilometre chunk of the CPEC mission in G-B,

Earlier, on arrival, the prime minister was acquired by G-B Governor Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan and Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman.

On Tuesday, renovation work began on the dilapidated roads of Gilgit metropolis to arrange for the premier’s scheduled go to. Officers of the works division initiated the duty from Jutial by carpeting the broken roads. Markets had been additionally cleaned and velocity breakers had been painted to offer Gilgit a facelift.

Tanvir Ahmed, a neighborhood journalist, mentioned, “I want the prime minister pays frequent visits to the area in order that our metropolis and roads are in a greater situation.” The final time restore work was carried out in Gilgit, the capital metropolis, was in 2012 when former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf visited the area.

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