Opaue CPEC - The News on Sunday

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is being seen as a panacea to all economic, socio-economic and security concerns of the country. No doubt, the investments coming in under the project are much-needed at a time when energy crisis has ...

“…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 ...

The port in question - The News on Sunday

Located on the coast facing the Arabian Sea, Gwadar is one of the most cherished destinations for investors keeping in view its importance under CPEC. Meaning the “gateway to winds”, this town is the culmination point of the CPEC route, starting from ...

The Chinese have arrived - The News on Sunday

In my neighbourhood live a few Chinese expatriates. Every evening, they like to go for a jog. Headphones inserted in their ears, they jog and walk around the neighbourhood with careless abandon. A few paces behind them, walks a policeman, with a gun ...

Raising some unanswered questions about CPEC - The News on Sunday

It doesn't look bad on paper, initially. But as you turn the pages, the devil pops up from the details. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), dubbed as a game changer in view of the big numbers — a package of $46 billion which has swelled to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 · Belt and ...

'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 ...

CPEC an existential threat to Baloch: Khan of Kalat - New Kerala

Tokyo [Japan], May 27 : Khan of Kalat Mir Suleman Dawood has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an existential threat to the Baloch nation and its people and threatens India as well as American interests in the region.

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 ...

Budgeting for a real world - The Express Tribune

Considering the current security challenges that confront Pakistan on its three borders and the on-going war against terrorism, one is constrained to regard as a non-starter an election-driven, over-ambitious development budget for the year 2017-18 ...

329 join CPEC security force - The Nation

KARACHI - At least 329 more ex-army personnel, who are now with Sindh Police's Special Protection Unit (SPU), have started performing security duties to protect the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to a statement issued by the Central ...

Four-year performance: Story of successes and failures - The Nation

LAHORE - Though PML-N missed major targets set in the manifesto for the May 2013 election over the last four years' rule, it had a clear edge over the preceding government of PPP if not that of the Musharraf era when the GDP growth of the country at a ...

329 former servicemen inducted into special unit for CPEC duty - The News International

A a batch of 329 ex-servicemen completed training on Friday and were inducted into the Special Protection Unit of the Sindh Police for formerly assuming security duties pertaining to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). These former army men ...

Pak-China Dosti Zindabad - Pakistan Observer

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has been in the pipeline for some time. The multibillion dollar project, mainly financed by the Chinese banks, aims to improve Pakistan's economic outlook by helping the country to upgrade its existing ...

CPEC to speed up urbanization in Pakistan - Pakistan Observer

Pakistan Vision 2025 and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor are driving investment in Future Cities to deliver economic growth and enhance urban livability, the new country manager for Future Cities enabler SAP announced on Friday. With the United ...

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 ...

Will the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor be a gateway to Central Asia? - vestnik kavkaza

On May 14 and 15, China hosted an international summit in Beijing devoted to the “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) project, referring to overland and maritime routes across the Eurasian landmass. One of the most significant moments of the summit was the ...

Budget 2017-18: Rs180b allocated for CPEC projects, Gwadar - Daily Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The federal government announced an allocation of Rs 180 billion for the projects being constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Unveiling the budget, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that Gwadar has assumed ...