PM Nawaz Sharif inaugurates Pakistan-China optical fibre cable project

pm-to-perform-groundbreaking-of-optical-fiber-cable-project-in-gilgit-today-1463673837-3728news54sdf54f45fsfPrime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday broke the ground for the $44 million Pakistan-China Optical Fibre Cable project in PoK’s Gilgit-Baltistan region which will provide an alternate telecommunication route between the two countries.
The project is part of the ambitious $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which passes through the Azad Kashmir, linking western China to the strategic Gawadar port in southern Pakistan via a network of roads, railways and communication systems.