Biggest China-Pakistan Economic Corridor infrastructure project begins construction


The groundbreaking ceremony for the new expressway linking Peshawar and Karachi was held in Pakistan on May 6, China News Service reported on Sunday.
It is the biggest transportation infrastructure project planned for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and a key project in the Belt and Road Initiative.
With a total contract investment of $2.9 billion, the Peshawar–Karachi expressway will be 392 kilometers long with a designed speed of 120 kilometers per hour.