Prioritise second phase of CPEC

IT will not be wrong to say that the panacea of all the economic problems of the country lies in the early operationalization of Special Economic Zones being set up under the... Read more »

Body formed to enhance oil storage capacity at Keamari

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) has constituted a Committee under the chairmanship of Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on CPEC, Khalid Mansoor, for preparation of oil storage capacity enhancement... Read more »

ECNEC approves Rs300b worth of projects

ISLAMABAD: The country’s highest project sanctioning authority on Wednesday approved 10 mega schemes costing over Rs300 billion but could not build consensus on the second phase of Greater Thal Canal project due... Read more »

Gilgit-Baltistan is Facing Threat from Cultural Annihilation

The federal government is exercising a vice-like control over the strategically important and resource rich territory ever since partition of the country The Pakistani English daily, Dawn, recently carried an interesting report... Read more »

Protests in Gwadar against China’s CPEC projects, anti-Imran Khan slogans hurled

Pakistan on Tuesday witnessed massive protests in its port city of Gwada on the southwestern coast of Balochistan against the ongoing Chinese investments on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, ANI reported. Pakistanis shouted the anti-China and anti-Imran Khan slogans... Read more »

Pakistan braces for a deep and wide US assault

PESHAWAR – When the US State Department tagged China and Pakistan as “countries of particular concern” (CPC) for reputedly violating religious freedoms, Islamabad saw the criticism as the front edge of a... Read more »

DI Khan Motorway behind schedule

ISLAMABAD: The Hakla-DI Khan Motorway, being constructed under China Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC), has been well behind the schedule as the inauguration dates have been changed at least five times by the... Read more »

taliban: As China backs Taliban regime, Chinese firms make beeline for mineral-rich mines in Afghanistan

BEIJING: As China warmed up to the Taliban regime by stepping up humanitarian aid and diplomatic support for its global recognition, Chinese firms are busy exploring contracts to exploit resource-rich Afghanistan’s mineral... Read more »

Is CPEC last chance for industrialisation? – Opinion

The statement “the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is Pakistan’s last chance for industrialisation” published last week in the print media is a statement that merits a fair analysis of ground realities.... Read more »