Gen Sharif lands in China to discuss CPEC security

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif arrived in China today (Wednesday) for a day long visit where he met Chief of General Staff General Fang of the Peoples Liberation Army. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), military’s public affairs wing, the two leaders discussed military to military relations, bilateral security cooperation and all […]

Punjab govt to appoint 5,000 officials for foreigners’ security

LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to appoint 5000 officials for the security of foreigners including Chinese engineers working in the province. According to Punjab Government’s spokesman, CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has requested the immediate appointment of 5000 officials in the Special Protection Unit. These officials will provide security to the foreigners including those working […]

Work on CPEC optical fiber starts in Khunjerab

GILGIT – Work on the Optical Fiber Project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPECP) has been started in Khunjerab area which will pass to Rawalpindi, Gwadar and other regions of Pakistan. The $44 million Pak-China Optical Fiber Project will be completed in two years. Once completed, the project will be connected with Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) cable […]

Pakistani banks eye expansion in China; overseas markets

KARACHI: Several Pakistani banks are looking to step out of their comfort zone, planning to expand overseas and exploring new markets, including neighboring China, officials said on Tuesday. Sources said United Bank (UBL), Habib Bank (HBL) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), which together hold more than 40 percent market share, are attempting to capitalise […]