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CPEC passes through disputed territory: US -

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has informed Congress that it too believes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through a disputed territory — originally an India claim aimed at thwarting the development plan. The $56 billion ...and more »

'With Chinese help, loadshedding reduced to two hours aday in Pakistan' - The News International

LAHORE: Chinese Deputy Chief of Mission Zhoa Lijian has said that Pakistan was facing a crisis of loadshedding in 2014 and in a city like Islamabad, loadshedding was carried out for seven hours while in its rural area, it was about 10-12 hours, which ...and more »

Pakistan, China snub US objection over CPEC project - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have strongly dismissed a statement from the American defence chief that the multibillion-dollar road and rail network, which is part of China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative, passes through a disputed territory. US ...and more »

China Wants US To Recognise Pak's Efforts To Combat Terrorism - NDTV

Beijing: Amid mounting US pressure on Pakistan to rein in terror groups, China today backed its all-weather ally and said Washington should "give full recognition" to Islamabad's "active efforts" to combat terrorism. "Pakistan is at the forefront of ...and more »

CPEC is a development and connectivity project: Pakistan - Economic Times

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today said that the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project is for development and it aims at the betterment of the people in the region. The CPEC is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking ...and more »

Pakistan rejects US objection on CPEC route - The News International

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly rejected US objections on China's 'One Belt, One Road', in which China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship project. Reacting to US Defence Secretary James Mattis reservations over CPEC route, Foreign ...and more »

Socio-legal imperatives for CPEC - The Express Tribune

Most of the discussions about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to date have revolved around its socio-economic considerations. The government in power has seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, the socio-legal challenges attached to the ...and more »

US and India have joined hands to make CPEC controversial, claims Maulana Fazal - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

A prominent Pakistani religious and political figure Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman has claimed that the United States and India have joined hands to make the major economic corridor between Pakistan and China, the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) ...and more »

China's stance on Kashmir will never be static - The Sunday Guardian

Global isolation for Pakistan is rising with each passing day on the twin issues of terrorism and Kashmir. Islamabad's latest effort to internationalise Kashmir at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting stood dishonoured, this time, by none ...and more »

Outgoing envoy wants more Sino-Pakistan cooperation - Pakistan Today

DIPLOMATIC CORNER: China's outgoing Ambassador Sun Weidong said that Pakistan and China must seize the historic opportunity presented to them in a global context with the joint endeavour of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).and more »