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The US-Saudi plot for Iran that spells trouble for China's new Silk Road - South China Morning Post

An attack on a convoy carrying the Pakistani senate's deputy chairman in Balochistan left 25 dead and 35 others injured. Photo: Xinhua. More on this story. A girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories · Can China's ...and more »

Pakistan allocates $1.71 billion for CPEC in budget - Business Standard

Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its projects during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1. The country's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who presented the Rs 4 ...and more »

The Real CPEC Plan - Daily Times

As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed the need for a dialogue with countries outside One Belt One Road to dispel apprehensions about the initiative, national media in Pakistan revealed a 'long-term CPEC plan', which apparently had not been shared ...and more »

Pakistan allocates 180 billion rupees for CPEC in new budget - Xinhua

ISLAMABAD, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees (approximately 1.71 billion U.S. dollars) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its supporting projects during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1 ...and more »

Budget 2017-18: Rs180 billion allocated for CPEC, Gwadar projects - Daily Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and different projects in Gwadar during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who ...and more »

Indian obsession gone wrong - The Express Tribune

Nations or states are seldom destroyed by outside forces. Left on their own, most nations, if not all, have the capacity for self-destruction due to bad policies. Pakistan's external policies on Afghanistan and internal policies fanning right-wing ...and more »

“…the most scrutinised project in the history of Pakistan” - The News on Sunday

The News on Sunday: China's investment in CPEC is reported to have reached nearly $60billion. Is there any break-up of this investment? How much of it is FDI, loans, and grants? How is Pakistan hoping to pay back? Ahsan Iqbal: The original package of ...and more »

Can Gwadar be like Shenzhen? - Daily Times

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is poised to boost development in Pakistan. But CPEC can substitute neither the need for institutional reforms nor the importance of domestic investment. However, amid extreme positions taken by supporters ...and more »

Why CPEC needs transparency? - The Nation

Syed Hammad Ahmad - China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and The One Belt One Road (OBOR) are in limelight these days. There might be two reasons. First, China recently hosted 29 heads of state and government at the Belt and Road Forum including a ...and more »

'India won't allow IoK to be part of CPEC' - The Express Tribune

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan termed Indian objections over CPEC as fake and disingenuous. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE. ISLAMABAD: With the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor continuing to be built, the president of Azad Jammu and Kashmir ...and more »