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'No discrimination with small provinces in CPEC projects' - Pakistan Observer

'No discrimination with small provinces in CPEC projects'Pakistan ObserverIslamabad—Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday rejected the impression that major projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are in Punjab and said, Sindh and Balochistan provinces would be a main beneficiary ...and more »

China-Pak Economic Corridor: China has duped Pakistan - Merinews;

China-Pak Economic Corridor: China has duped Pakistan - Merinews

MerinewsChina-Pak Economic Corridor: China has duped PakistanMerinewsPakistan claims that its friendship with China is higher than mountains and deeper than oceans. However, Pakistan is now realising that the same China has quietly duped it in the name of providing security and economic prosperity through their joint ...and more »

Power projects under CPEC: govt allows security cost - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog);

Power projects under CPEC: govt allows security cost - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)

Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)Power projects under CPEC: govt allows security costAaj Tv (press release) (blog)Federal government has decided to allow one per cent increase in capital cost of power projects falling under the umbrella of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as security cost, sources close to Managing Director PPIB told Business Recorder.and more »

Govt decides to increase cost of each CPEC project by 1pc - The News International;

Govt decides to increase cost of each CPEC project by 1pc - The News International

The News InternationalGovt decides to increase cost of each CPEC project by 1pcThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: The government has decided to increase the cost of projects being implemented under the umbrella of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by one percent to finance on sustainable basis the expenditures to be incurred in the head of ...and more »

Pak-China in talks to have LNG terminal at Gwadar - Pakistan Observer;

Pak-China in talks to have LNG terminal at Gwadar - Pakistan Observer

Pakistan ObserverPak-China in talks to have LNG terminal at GwadarPakistan ObserverIslamabad—The experts from China and Pakistan are currently in hectic talks for installing the LNG terminal at Gwadar for 600 MMCFD (million cubic feet gas per day which will be built on government to government basis with the hope that the project ...and more »

Game changer? Varsity students debate pros and cons of CPEC - The Express Tribune;

Game changer? Varsity students debate pros and cons of CPEC - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneGame changer? Varsity students debate pros and cons of CPECThe Express TribuneFederal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Prof. Ahsan Iqbal addressing the concluding session of Pakistan Vision 2025 Debate contest. PHOTO: NNI. Students of different universities debated the pros and cons of the China-Pakistan Economic ...and more »

Share of Balochistan in CPEC - The Express Tribune;

Share of Balochistan in CPEC - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneShare of Balochistan in CPECThe Express TribuneLONDON: Balochistan and its Gwadar port have been the only reason for Chinese interest and investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), providing China with greater connectivity to Central Asia, Africa and Europe. However, Balochistan ...and more »

Planning minister promises SEZ for GB region - The Express Tribune;

Planning minister promises SEZ for GB region - The Express Tribune

The Express TribunePlanning minister promises SEZ for GB regionThe Express TribuneSpecial economic zone will be set up over 2,000 kanals for mining, food processing. PHOTO: REUTERS. ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday reassured that a special economic zone would be established in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) under the ...and more »

Over 16700 men deployed on CPEC security - The Nation;

Over 16700 men deployed on CPEC security - The Nation

The NationOver 16700 men deployed on CPEC securityThe NationISLAMABAD - Nine infantry battalions and six civil armed forces wings are providing security to 8,819 Chinese professionals working in Pakistan on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to documents submitted last week by interior ministry ...and more »

CPEC gathers critical mass - The Nation;

CPEC gathers critical mass - The Nation

The NationCPEC gathers critical massThe NationChina Pakistan Economic Corridor is the focus of attention for the people of Pakistan because of its rich and far-reaching benefits. The CPEC is part of China's strategic 'One-Belt, One Road' initiative, known as OBOR, which talks about connecting ...and more »

CPEC to bolster civil aviation industry - Pakistan Observer;

CPEC to bolster civil aviation industry - Pakistan Observer

Pakistan ObserverCPEC to bolster civil aviation industryPakistan ObserverIslamabad—With the enhanced business and economic activities and establishment of new economic industrial zones in the country under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the civil aviation industry would get a significant boost. Under the mega ...and more »

Stay or shift - The News International;

Stay or shift - The News International

The News InternationalStay or shiftThe News InternationalThe declining exports, home remittances and foreign direct investment (FDI) are making the struggling economy vulnerable; while the slow pace of implementation on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can cause problems in achieving the much ...and more »

The road and belt initiative - Pakistan Today

The road and belt initiativePakistan TodayComing in the backdrop of phenomenal economic progress of China, and the global economic recession of 2008, the Belt and Road initiative of the Chinese President Xi Jin Ping is aimed at building a trade and infrastructure network connecting all of Asia ...and more »

China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Together we can! - Daily Times;

China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Together we can! - Daily Times

Daily TimesChina Pakistan Economic Corridor: Together we can!Daily TimesEconomy is the backbone of development and progress of a country. Pakistan is a developing country; therefore, economic stability is the first step to climb the ladder of success. Gladly, Pakistan is one of the "Next Eleven" - the group of eleven ...and more »

CPEC and unequal distribution of projects - Daily Times

CPEC and unequal distribution of projectsDaily TimesStatistics shared with the parliament have revealed that at present 53 percent of the total China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects are being assigned to Punjab. While the number of projects in Punjab amount to 176, Balochistan's share stand ...and more »

Significance of CPEC - The Express Tribune;

Significance of CPEC - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneSignificance of CPECThe Express TribuneIn Pakistan, the significance of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is poorly understood. The Straits of Malacca connect China with global trade through an expansive 12,000km sea route. Then, to transport their goods to the Xingjiang region ...and more »

Mega projects under CPEC will highly benefit Balochistan: Reheela - Radio Pakistan (press release);

Mega projects under CPEC will highly benefit Balochistan: Reheela - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)Mega projects under CPEC will highly benefit Balochistan: ReheelaRadio Pakistan (press release)Balochistan Assembly Speakers says women in Balochistan are also now proactively participating in various sectors. Mega projects under CPEC will highly benefit Balochistan: Reheela. 04:51 PM, 4 Sep, 2016. 0. Balochistan Assembly Speaker Raheela ...and more »

Opportunity and challenge - DAWN.com;

Opportunity and challenge - DAWN.com

DAWN.comOpportunity and challengeDAWN.comTHE China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is part of the 'One Road, One Belt' vision expounded by President Xi Jinping to establish close land and maritime links between 60-plus countries across Asia and Europe. This is China's pivot to the West.and more »

Govt criticised for depriving KP of CPEC benefits - Daily Times;

Govt criticised for depriving KP of CPEC benefits - Daily Times

Daily TimesGovt criticised for depriving KP of CPEC benefitsDaily TimesBATTAGRAM: The charged residents on Saturday here staged a protest rally on Karakoram Highway against shifting the benefits of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Punjab province. They termed it a usurpation of rights of the people of Khyber ...and more »

CPEC will change the destiny of Pakistan: Zahid Hamid - Radio Pakistan (press release);

CPEC will change the destiny of Pakistan: Zahid Hamid - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)CPEC will change the destiny of Pakistan: Zahid HamidRadio Pakistan (press release)Law Minister Zahid Hamid has said that the grand project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will change the destiny of Pakistan. He was addressing the party workers near Sialkot today. The minister that the government is successfully removing all the ...and more »