Stirring the CPEC pot

ONCE again KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and his high command are up in arms against the manner in which the government is seen to be implementing the CPEC projects. Less than two months ago, he was already threatening “massive agitations” against these as well as a halt to all land acquisition under way in […]

China attaches high priority to relations with Pakistan: Xi Jinping

ISLAMABAD: Developing relations with Pakistan and other neighbors has been a highlighted priority of China’s diplomacy, said Chinese President Xi Jinping Events witnessed during the recent years reflected that Pakistan is on the top of the Chinese foreign policy’s agenda, keeping up their exemplary relations. China-Pakistan Economic corridor project is a new dimension to this […]

Work on two mega hydropower projects underway in KP: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal says work on two mega hydro power projects is in progress in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar this evening, he said development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the development of the country. He categorically stated that no province or area is being neglected in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. […]

Chinese firm to develop Pakistan’s key hydro project

A Chinese state-owned power company will develop a major hydro-power project in Pakistan as part of the implementation of $ 46 billion China—Pakistan Economic Corridor connecting the two countries through Azad Kashmir. Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) will develop the Kohala Hydropower Project, the firm’s biggest investment in the Pakistani hydropower market. It is expected to […]

Economic corridor: guarantees could pose fiscal risks: World Bank

By Tahir Amin Islamabad: Stronger growth and investment in Pakistan predicated on implementation of reforms to strengthen the business climate, an improvement in the security situation, implementation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and an associated easing in energy constraints are projected for Pakistan in a World Bank report titled “Global Economic Prospects (GEP) […]