Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport would be reconstructed by a Chinese company. The contract given to the company is worth $382 million for the rebuilding of the airport.
The reconstruction of the airport won’t just improve the infrastructure; it would make Lahore airport the largest airport of the country.
It is the biggest overseas project undertaken by China Construction Third Engineering Bureau. So yes, it is another achievement under Belt and Road construction.
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Prior to this project the Chinese construction company has won bids in Pakistan. Karachi-Lahore Motorway between Sukkur and Multan, Arfa Software Technology Park and The Centaurus Hotel all these projects were undertaken by this Chinese company.
China-Pakistan friendship and development projects are at its peak in current times. CPEC has paved way for development in Pakistan. Not just China other foreign countries and companies have also got interested for investing in Pakistan.
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