Two Coal power plants to be set up in hub & thar under CPEC

Two coal fired power plants having capacity of 1650 MW will be set up in Hub, Balochistan and Thar, Sindh under China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Documents relating to Power Purchase Agreement and Implementation Agreement were signed in Islamabad today among China Power Hub Generation Company, HUBCO and Private Power Infrastructure Board. Under the agreements, 1320 […]

123,000 new Railway personnel to be apppointed

Pakistan Railways is going to recruit 123,000 new employees in its four divisions under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. According to the details, 123,000 new employees will be recruited in Railways while Chinese staff will be hired for engineering and mechanical departments. The new recruits will be employed in Sukkur, Quetta, Karachi and Peshawar […]

Combating terrorism: Chinese envoy lauds Pakistan efforts

ISLAMABAD: China’s envoy Sun Weidong lauded Pakistan’s efforts in combating terrorism and ensuring security of Chinese people on Tuesday. He added that these efforts will pave the way for increased economic activity in the region. He said this in a meeting with National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retd) Naseer Khan Janjua, according to a press […]

PU VC for establishing CPEC Centre at campus

LAHORE: Newly-appointed Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Moeen has hinted to establish the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Centre at the university. Addressing a ceremony here on Monday after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Nanjing University China at New Campus. Zafar Moeen said, “We must establish the CPEC Centre at the Punjab […]

Balochistan subjected to discrimination in past: CM Shehbaz

LAHORE – Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has said on Wednesday that Balochistan has been subjected to discriminatory behaviour in the past. While talking to the students, the CM said that it is true that Balochistan did not get its due share in the past but issues are exaggerated. He said that resources should be […]

CPEC to open new vistas of progress and prosperity in Sindh

Hyderabad: Speakers at a seminar on the ‘Introduction of the CPEC and its benefits to Sindh’ said that completion of mega projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would open new vistas of rapid progress and prosperity in Sindh and other provinces. Under the CPEC, the Sindh government would be able to complete mega projects […]