Raise in CPEC’s western route budget proposed

Islamabad: A senate panel has unanimously recommended the government to further increase budgetary allocations for the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), showing apprehensions that the government was still not serious on building the road on priority. The Senate Standing Committee on Finance also proposed the government to increase salaries and pensions of federal […]

Is Chabahar a danger to Pakistan?

ndia and Iran recently inked the Chabahar Pact, sending alarm bells ringing in Pakistan. Located at the Sistan-Baluchistan province lying to the southern coast of Iran, it offers great strategic pathway to India, easily bypassing Pakistan. The route allows outreach to Afghanistan, a land locked country. For India, transport costs and freight time will approximately […]