MoFA briefs ASEAN diplomatic missions on CPEC

ISLAMABAD: A briefing on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for resident diplomatic missions of ASEAN member countries was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). Additional Secretary (Asia-Pacific), chaired the panel... Read more »

CPEC, terror: Sharif calls Pak-China brothers | ‘Evergreen tree of friendship’

Published on May 21, 2022 11:46 PM IST China, a nation with scant regard for int’l law, earned effusive praise from Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif. On the 71st anniversary of China-Pak diplomatic... Read more »

Planning Commission deputy chief quits

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has accepted the resignation of Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Jahanzeb Khan, further strengthening the position of his minister Ahsan Iqbal. Khan had been reappointed as the Planning... Read more »

CPEC to create more employment opportunities: Ahsan

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal says China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has a portfolio of projects in different provinces in Pakistan, depending upon their requirements and their areas of... Read more »

July-April FDI falls 1.6pc year-on-year to $1.46bn

KARACHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Pakistan rose one percent to $171 million in April, bringing the current fiscal year’s total to $1.456 billion, the central bank said on Friday. FDI in... Read more »

CPEC security apparatus both cause, reaction to extremism, says research group

ANI | Updated: May 21, 2022 10:32 IST Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): China and Pakistan — often touted as the ‘Iron Brothers‘ — have enjoyed cordial relations for the past few... Read more »

We had little support compared to Imran, says PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Friday if the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had received 30% of the support given to former prime minister Imran Khan by the establishment, the... Read more »

Bilawal Bhutto arrives in China

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in China for the first time on Saturday, courting Islamabad’s closest economically as his freshly installed government grapples with a spiralling financial... Read more »

Pak lost $40 bn in foreign investment due to slow pace of CPEC

Islamabad: China had so many expectations from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), but it was perplexed after seeing the former PTI government’s attitude and policies, said Pakistan Minister for Planning and Development,... Read more »