Tag Archives: CPEC

Exclusive: CPEC master plan revealed

Long Term Plan Plan eyes agriculture Large surveillance system for cities Visa-free entry for Chinese nationals The floodgates are about to open. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Beijing over the weekend to participate in the One Belt, One Road summit, and the top item

China To Invest $50B To Develop Indus River Cascade

ISLAMABAD: In a major development that may attract $50 billion Chinese investment to Pakistan, Islamabad is expected to sign an MoU with Beijing on Saturday (today) for financing and developing the North Indus River Cascade which has the potential to generate 40,000MW hydro electricity. The $50

CPEC To Directly Benefit 3 Bln People In China, SA, CA & Me: Sartaj

ISLAMABAD, May 10 (APP): By linking China with the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf, Cihna-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will optimize trade potential and enhance energy security of China, Pakistan and the wider region, directly benefiting some three billion people in China, South Asia, Central

CPEC’s Construction Has Gone Beyond Expectations: Survey Report

BEIJING (China) May 8 (APP): China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s (CPEC) construction has gone beyond expectations as the two countries have achieved remarkable progress in energy, transport infrastructure and industrial sector – as well as Gwadar Port. This was stated by the Chinese researchers who made a

Pakistan, China To Jointly Oversee CPEC Projects

An agreement signed between the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and China would see both Islamabad and Beijing jointly oversee projects and ensure transparency. This was stated by NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, a statement released by the anti-corruption watchdog on Saturday. Terming corruption as the

Provinces Identified 38 Sites For Establishing SEZs: Senate Told

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Thursday informed the Senate that 38 sites have been identified by provincial governments for establishing Special Economic Zones (SEZs). During Question Hour in the House, the minister said that out of which nine sites were prioritized

Pak Welcomes Desire Of British To Join CPEC Project: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan welcomes the desire of Britain to join the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal in an Interview with Radio Pakistan said that several other countries in the European Union and the Central Asian Republics are also evincing keen interest

Addressing Energy Shortfall Top Priority Of Government: PM

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said addressing energy shortfall was the top priority of his Government and expressed the hope that fast track construction of power projects would significantly help overcome the energy crisis. He was talking to Yan Zhiyong, Chairman of Board of Directors and President