First phase of CPEC to be completed by 2017

The first phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) comprising energy projects would be completed by December next year. Chinese companies involved in the project are working tirelessly to complete energy projects in time, aimed at generating about 10,000MW of electricity, an official of the planning ministry said on Monday. Coal-based power plants of about […]

CPEC to make Pakistan hub of trade activities: CEO TDAP

Sialkot: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) S.M. Munir on Monday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would help Pakistan to make it a hub of economics activities. Talking to APP, at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he said that regular functioning of CPEC would bring revolutionary changes in […]

Tajikistan keen to become partner of CPEC: Envoy

Islamabad: Tajikistan has expressed the desire to become a partner of China Pakistan Economic Corridor. In an interview, Tajikistan Ambassador Sherali Saidamir Jononove said Pakistan’s geo-strategic location is beneficial for the region. He said Pakistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan trilateral transit trade agreement will further strengthen Pak-Tajik trade and economic relations. To a question, the Ambassador said trade volume […]

The corridor to prosperity

Officially announced in 2014, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was the ray of hope Pakistan’s economy was desperate for. The extensive plan entails a national agenda for economic betterment, beginning from measures to be taken to increase energy production in the power-deficient country, stressing the importance of special economic zones, undertaking large-scale road and […]