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PPP Moves Senate over Irregularities in CPEC Projects

Islamabad (October 20, 2017): Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has moved to Senate against alleged large scale irregularities in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects.

PPP Senator Sherry Rehman submitted an adjournment motion in the Senate Secretariat seeking house discussion on irregularities worth Rs400 billion in projects initiated under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The adjournment motion said that Auditor General of Pakistan has detected large-scale irregularities in the Federal Government’s road projects initiated under CPEC.“What is most shocking is that these projects were initiated under CPEC,” the motion added.

It further calls on the government to “initiate a full-fledged investigation to reveal a clearer picture of this serious issue.”The motion seeks that the affairs of the house be adjourned to discuss the issue “of public concern.”

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