US acknowledges CPEC’s importance for Pakistan’s socio-economic development: Ahsan Iqbal

Washington: Pakistan-US Knowledge Corridor and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are key projects that would take Pakistan to new heights in coming years as regards national development, Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal said, while addressing Pakistani students at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia USA. Present government is working hard to lay strong foundation […]

Asian Bank, DFID to support economic corridor programme

Islamabad: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will support the government’s strategy to strengthen regional connectivity and provide technical assistance for a project aimed at mapping out potential economic corridors to enhance trade, growth and job creation. The assistance would come under the ‘Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme’ (PECP) agreed upon by ADB and the Department for […]

CPEC: Govt asked to build western route first

Peshawar: Awami National Party-Wali’s Central General Secretary Aurangzeb Kasi demanded the government construct the western alignment of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor first. He said the western alignment would lead to the prosperity of underdeveloped areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and southern Punjab. A press release said he expressed these views after a meeting with party leader […]