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  • Pakistan aware of India's campaign against China-Pak Economic Corridor: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Following a series of statements by military and civilian leaders regarding Indian involvement in terrorist activities in Pakistan, Foreign Office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah said Thursday that Pakistan is "well aware of India's alleged plans to sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project and its campaign against the corridor"...

    Responding to a series of questions regarding the recent statements made by...

  • Pakistan has to keep pace with China on economic corridor: Iqbal

    ISLAMABAD: With Pakistan and China expected to sign agreements worth $50 billion during the forthcoming visit of President Xi Jinping, Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said Islamabad will have to move with Beijing’s pace on operationalising the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); otherwise China could choose some other route and engage some other partner...

    Mr Iqbal, who is steering the multi-billion dollar...

  • Economic corridor in focus as Pakistan, China sign 51 MoUs

    ISLAMABAD: A historic ceremony was organised at the Prime Minister's Office on Monday, where Pakistan and China signed 51 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) relating to diverse aspects of bilateral relations, including the Pakistan China Economic Corridor...

    Read the complete list of MoUs signed between Pakistan and China here...

  • ‘External forces out to sabotage China Pakistan Economic Corridor project’

    ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday feared that internal and external forces were out to sabotage the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) but termed the project a major development in the region and important for the economic growth...

    The seminar titled “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Economic, Political and Security Perspectives” organised by Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) at a local hotel...

  • China reaffirms commitment on economic corridor

    ISLAMABAD: The Peoples Republic of China has reaffirmed its commitment for the multi-billion dollar project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the fate of which was sealed during Chinese President Xi Jinping's momentous visit to Pakistan earlier this month...

    This was stated when China's Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the prime minister house on Thursday where he presented a letter...

  • China reiterates all out support for economic corridor

    ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong reiterated China’s support to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and said that the project will be completed at every cost...

    The ambassador extended China’s support in infrastructural development, capacity building and cooperation in construction and production related to the economic corridor project...

  • Shanghai SIPG fans cheer as Oscar arrives in China

    SHANGHAI: Brazilian international midfielder Oscar was cheered by supporters of his new Shanghai club on Monday where some media reports said he would earn nearly $500,000 a week, making him the highest-paid player in the world...

    Financial details of Oscar’s transfer to Shanghai SIPG from English Premier League club Chelsea have not been released, but media reports have suggested Shanghai paid 60 million euros ($62...

  • Importance of economic corridor plan stressed

    QUETTA: Senator Talah Mehmood of Jamiat-i-Ulema Islam-Fazl has said that Pak-China Economic Corridor is vital not only for Pakistan and China but it would also benefit around three billion people round the globe...

    Addressing a function during a visit to Gwadar, he said Iran, Afghanistan and several Central Asian states would benefit once the corridor became a reality...

  • Economic corridor

    THE China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is in the news these days...

    The government has already indicated that work on this route will be taken up on a priority basis and completed by Dec 2016...

  • ANP to convene all-party conference on economic corridor

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan said on Sunday that the federal government had planned to give 70 per cent share of the China-sponsored Gwadar-Kashgar economic corridor project to Punjab and 30 per cent to the remaining three provinces and announced to call an all-party conference in Balochistan to press the government to execute the project in its original shape to benefit all people of the country equally... ...

  • MPAs criticise change in economic corridor route

    During the assembly’s session presided over by Dr Ruqiya Hashmi on Tuesday, the lawmakers said the agreement with China was a positive sign for the country but the federal government had neglected the Balochistan government and leaders at the ceremony...

    The presence of only the Punjab chief minister in the functions showed as if the agreements were being signed between Lahore and Beijing and not the federation of Pakistan and China,...

  • Criticism of economic corridor accords rejected

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Thursday rejected the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and opposition’s criticism of the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor agreements and claimed the multi-billion dollar project would benefit the entire country...

    PML-N leader and adviser to the prime minister Engineer Amir Muqam told reporters here at Wapda House that the proposed economic corridor would start in the country from the...

  • Opposition asks govt to clarify economic corridor issues

    ISLAMABAD: The opposition in the National Assembly sought on Monday clarifications from the treasury benches on a number of issues related to the China-Pak Economic Corridor...

    Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal submitted a written reply, but the lawmakers said they lacked information about the corridor which the government has described as a “game-changer” for economic development of the country...

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