Category Archives: CPEC

$35B Pure Investment, $11B Soft Loan Under CPEC: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (APP): Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Monday informed the National Assembly that out of total $46 billion, $35 billion was purely investment from China under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for energy sector, and the rest was given to Pakistan as

CPEC: High-Potential Sectors Identified For Investment

LAHORE: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Founder-President Shah Faisal Afridi on Friday laid stress on taking on board representatives and stakeholders of the projects related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) before deciding the type and number of special economic zones (SEZs) planned

Vocational Training Institute Planned At Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Ports and Shipping will establish Pak-China Technical and Vocational Training Institute at Gwadar under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in a bid to produce skilled manpower for the deep-sea port. “The institute will help fulfil technical and skilled manpower requirements of

CPEC Power Project Sponsors To Pay $0.15m Each In Security Cost

KARACHI: Keeping in view the internal and external security threats to the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, the government has issued a policy note instructing power project operators to pay protection cost so that they could be ensured sustainable security by special forces. Project sponsors

FCCI To Set Up Chinese Facilitation Desk

FAISALABAD: Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong will visit Faisalabad next month to inaugurate a Chinese desk at the chamber of commerce in a bid to facilitate businessmen planning to launch joint ventures with Chinese counterparts under the industrial cooperation phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This

For Pakistanis, China ‘Friendship’ Road Runs One Way

  TASHKURGAN, CHINA: The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway runs over 1,300 kilometres from the far western Chinese city of Kashgar through the world’s highest mountain pass and across the border. For China, the two-lane thoroughfare symbolises a blossoming partnership, nourished with tens of billions of dollars of

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CPEC Historic Achievement Of Nawaz Sharif: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has termed initiative of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project a historic achievement of Nawaz Sharif. In a message issued from Lahore on Wednesday, he said under CPEC, energy projects are being speedily completed in the country. The Chief Minister


CPEC: Why India Is Opposing The Project?

CHINA-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a $ 52 billion project (China’s investment in Pakistan) being implemented since 2015, when both Pakistan and China signed an agreement to construct this Economic Corridor. This is a huge project comprising the construction of about a dozen power projects,