China, Pakistan ready to launch 2nd phase of CPEC, Imran Khan says at BRF meet

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday announced plans to launch the next phase of the multi-billion dollar CPEC at the high-profile 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) here as... Read more »

Chinese envoy lauds ISPR for promoting Sino-Pak ties

RAWALPINDI: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Lijian Zhao lauded the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) for its consistent efforts in promoting Pakistan-China relations. Chinese envoy Zhao, in a tweet, called on Director-General (DG) ISPR... Read more »

Govt must not compromise on CPEC: Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the government should not make the Pak-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) project a controversial issue. Government should make sure there will be no... Read more »

Karachi’s Northern Bypass to be built on BOT basis, NA told

Bypass links the Karach­i Port Trust to the Nation­al Highwa­y and the Super Highwa­y ISLAMABAD.: The National Assembly was informed on Thursday the government would undertake the projects of Karachi Northern Bypass and... Read more »

Saudi Shura Council briefed on CPEC project

Saudi Arabia has expressed its keen interest in exploring more avenues for investment in Gwadar, as there is a huge potential for trade and economic activities. This was deliberated during a meeting... Read more »

8th Moscow Conference on International Security held

RAWALPINDI – Defence Secretary Lt-Gen (retd) Ikram Ul Haqe has highlighted the importance of economic cooperation between the regional countries and the importance of connectivity projects such as CPEC. He attended the... Read more »

Balochistan bleeds — the Ormara onslaught

Incide­nts confir­m intell­igence receiv­ed by Quresh­i that Pakist­an will be victim to Indian-led attack­s The writer is a senior development sector consultant and a seasoned counter-terrorism expert. He can be reached at... Read more »

GPA chairman outlines ambitious plans for Gwadar

PHOTO: AFP BEIJING: Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani said on Wednesday that the Gwadar Smart Port City Master Plan would transform the port city into a hub for industrialization, commercial... Read more »

Development under CPEC to bring peace, prosperity in region: Khusro Bakhtiar

BEIJING: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mukhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is now entering into second phase with focus on industrial Cooperation, trade, agriculture and... Read more »