Senate Body Demands Progress Report Of CPEC In KP, Balochistan

  The Senate Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges Friday demanded that the progress report of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces should be presented before the committee. The meeting was held at the Parliament House under the Chairmanship of Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini. Senators


CPEC Would Lead To Faster Development: SBI Chief

  The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is very much in Pakistan’s interest, as it would lead to development on a faster pace, said the Chairperson of Sindh Board of Investment (SBI), Naheed Memon, on Thursday. Speaking at a moot organised by the SBI here, she said a


CPEC On Track With First Train From China To Pakistan

China and Pakistan have launched a direct rail and sea freight service, with the first cargo train departing from Yunnan, an inland province in southwest China. A cargo train loaded with 500 tonnes of commodities left Kunming, capital of Yunnan, for Karachi, marking the opening of the new route,


CPEC’s Economic Potential Attracting Regional Countries: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Wednesday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor was Pakistan’s strategic economic initiative that has attracted the world in general and regional countries in particular. “CPEC has changed the negative security narrative into an exceedingly positive economic narrative for Pakistan,” he said while chairing a


Russia Intends To Join CPEC Indirectly

  Professor Z A Hialali has said that Russia deems China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a positive development and it can incorporate in it anytime in future. Talking to VOA, he said Pakistan and Russia is enjoying trade and military ties and they are vowing to expand


Belt and Road Initiative Presents “Enormous Opportunity”: Caterpillar

US Construction and mining equipment producer Caterpillar Inc is upbeat on business opportunities to be generated by China’s Belt and Road Initiative, saying it will “deliver another wave of prosperity” for China and the rest of the world. Building an infrastructure network, a priority of the initiative, will promote


Steps Afoot To Establish Gwadar University: Senator Nasar

Chairman, Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power and Senior Vice President, Pakistan Muslim League-N, Senator, Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar has said that steps were being taken to establish a university in port town of Gwadar, adding that Gwadar is going to become an international industrial