Islamabad: National Highway Authority (NHA) Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar has said three more motorway projects will be included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during the upcoming meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC). The projects include Naukundi-Mushkel-Panjgur (90km), Gilgit-Shindor-Chitral (364km) and Mirpur-Muzaffarabad-Mansehra (228km), said the chairman on Wednesday while giving a briefing to Federal Minister for Communications Hafiz Abdul Karim regarding the projects that comes under CPEC. About the three projects, an official in the Ministry of Communication told The Express Tribune: “The reason behind bringing these projects under the CPEC is that China is already working on such projects in Pakistan; and the Pakistani government is also short of funds to invest on these mega projects.”

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