Road to progress: ‘Economic corridor should be national consensus project’

Lahore: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should be completed without regard to which party is leading the government, speakers at a discussion on the project at a local hotel said on Sunday. Politicians, academics, journalists and foreign policy experts attended the talk organised by Muhammad Mehdi, a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and chairman of […]

‘CPEC as sensitive as nuclear programme’

Lahore: Participants of a discussion have called upon all the stakeholders for executing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as carefully as it was done in the case of national atomic programme. Former Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed Khan, Prof Dr Farooq Hasnat, PML-N Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Prof Dr Amjad Magsi and others joined the discussion hosted by PML-N […]

CPEC transparency

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor may be a genuine, transformational moment in the country’s history, but, as with so much else under the present government, there is far too much secrecy and far too little transparency when it comes to the execution of colossal infrastructure and energy projects. The sense that the PML-N government appears to […]