Engineering Post Report
As many as 27 projects in different sectors across the country worth $ 19 billion have so far been completed under great game changer China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) while 63 more projects with the investment of $ 35.2 billion are scheduled to be completed by 2030 one after the other.
According to a report titled “Overview of Pakistan’s Power Sector and its Future Outlook” issued by the China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (CSAIL), 27 projects are implementation at varying stages with the investment of $ 7.7 billion that are scheduled to be completed by 2025. Another 16 more projects are in the pipeline with the approximate investment of $ 27.3 billion which would be completed by 2030.
According to the details, in the Power Sector 11 projects involving investment of $ 12 billion has so far been while another four projects with an estima ted investment of $ 6 billion are in the varying stages of their completion and are expected to be completed by 2025.
Similarly, even more projects costing $ 7.4 billion are in the pipeline and are expected to be completed by 2030.
In the infrastructure sector, according to the report, seven projects with an investment of $ 6.7 billion have already been completed while six more projects of 0.9 billion would be completed by 2025 n a phased manner and 12 projects involving estimated investment of $ 10.4 billion are expected to be completed by 2030.
Likewise, in Gwadar, three projects worth $ 200 million have so far been completed while another two projects of $ 2300 million would be completed by 2025 and two more projects of $ 150 million are scheduled to be completed by 2030.
The report further added that four our of nine so far identified Special Economic Zones (SEZs) would be completed by 2030 with an investment of $ 1 billion.
Six socio-economic projects have also so far ben completed with an investment of $ 10 million while another 11 projects of $ 90 million would be completed by 2025 and 10 more projects of $ 900 million would be completed by 2030.