Azad Jammu & Kashmir CPEC Portfolio

    AJ&K has been declared part of CPEC Portfolio. A mega project “Mansehra-Muzaffarabad-Mirpur-Mangla Expressway” with estimated cost of  Rs. 142.000 billion stands included in Federal PSDP 2017-18 with the allocation of Rs. 0.200 billion. The feasibility of this important link has already been completed by the National Highway Authority (NHA) and further process is underway on fast-track basis. The project would be a life-line for the Socio-Economic uplift of the people of the state of AJ&K. Besides, establishment of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Mirpur has also been agreed upon in the 6th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting held at Beijing in December 2016. The progress of land acquisition and provision of infrastructure facilities is being initiated in line with the issued guidelines of CPEC Secretariat Islamabad.