Balochistan to receive US$ 7 bln through CPEC

Quetta: Balochistan province will be receiving over US $ 7 billion funds of its share from investment pertaining to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). President, Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industries (QCCI), Jamal Khan Tarakai told APP here that Chief Secretary Balochistan, Saifullah Chathha visited QCCI and assured the industrialists and traders that Balochistan would get adequate share […]

CPEC to lead South Asia towards development,cooperation: Mushahid

Islamabad: PML-Q leader, Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed Sunday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would help open new vistas of development and cooperation in the South Asian region. Talking to APP Mushahid said that ‘One Belt One Road’ project would help all countries of the region to develop along with China. “The project reflects a new […]

Sindh to get maximum in CPEC, says Ahsan Iqbal

Lahore: Sindh province is forefront in the race of receiving major portion out of the $46 billion Chinese investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), stated Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday. The minister said out of the $46 billion Chinese investment, $11.5 billion was for Sindh, $7.1 billion for Balochistan while […]

“CPEC alone is a huge opportunity to put on the table”

By Farah Zia Andrew Small is a fellow on the German Marshall Fund of the United States’ Asia Program, and the author of The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics. Excerpts from his interview follow: The News on Sunday: How do you look at the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the backdrop of China’s plans for […]

CPEC will give impetus to regional trade: Analysts

Eminent analysts say China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will give impetus to regional trade. Participating in Radio Pakistan’s Current Affairs’ programme, Dr Noor Fatima said Pakistan has become a potential destination for foreign investment due to improved security situation in the country. Dr. Manzoor Khan Afridi said government is doing commendable efforts in attracting more and more […]

Looking beyond dynastic politics

The CPEC project is a litmus test for Islamabad to demonstrate whether it will be able to end the alienation of the poor Baloch. Politics in Balochistan transpires largely at two levels. Ranging from individual or family interest to party or regional interest, politics is an investment in the hope of return in the descending […]

CPEC to bring economic revolution in entire region: PM Nawaz

Davos: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bring an economic revolution in the entire region. Talking to Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Group Bill Winters in Davos, he said his government acknowledges private sector’s contribution to the growth of the national economy. He said foreign exchange reserves are at […]

CPEC will accelerate economic growth: Ebad

Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad Khan said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would accelerate economic activities in Sindh, particularly in the energy sector and that businessman should avail this opportunity. He was talking to a delegation of Young Entrepreneurs Standing Committee of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) at Governor House . He […]