‘CPEC to turn Pakistan into trading hub”

Islamabad: Pakistani Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Prof Ahsan Iqbal has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offered great opportunities for every sector of economy. He said elimination of energy crisis, restoration of peace and putting the country’s economy on strong footings was the agenda of the PML-N government. Prof Iqbal said the […]

Silk Road an ‘open initiative’ and not ‘Monroe Doctrine’: China

Beijing: Refuting criticism that the mega Silk Road initiative is aimed at expanding China’s interests abroad, Beijing today said its multi-billion dollar project is an “open initiative” and not a form of “Monroe Doctrine” to expand its dominance. The Silk Road initiative which is officially termed as Belt and Road projects is “an open initiative, […]