How to Apply for CPEC Internship Program

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chairman CPEC Authority Lt General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa has announced to offer an opportunity to the youth to join a three-month CPEC Internship Program. The program is aimed at providing opportunities to Pakistan’s talented youth to help them develop skills and experience that would allow Pakistan to grow and prosper in […]

Iron, Steel giants mull over challenges, opportunities amid pandemic

By Bilal Sabri July 27, 2020 BEIJING – The 11th China Iron and Steel Development Forum contemplated upon the new challenges and opportunities being faced by the iron and steel industry under the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme of the session was “insisting on supply-side structural reforms and strengthening the construction of the iron and steel […]

New COVID-19 Test Regulations for Passengers Travelling to China

Notice on Regulations of Boarding with Negative Nucleic Acid Test Certificate for COVID-19 for Passengers Traveling from Pakistan to China 2020/07/27 According to the joint announcement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the General Administration of Customs of China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China dated 20 July 2020 , the regulations […]

Nawaz’s disqualification will not affect CPEC: China

Beijing: China affirmed its stance on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as its Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Lu Kang  said that Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification as prime minister would not affect the CPEC project. On the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s verdict which disqualified Nawaz, Kang said that the ruling is Pakistan’s “internal affair” and would not affect […]

Successful ECO Summit

The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) ended in Islamabad on a positive and optimistic note, envisioning a future that sees the bloc achieve economic connectivity and assert its influence on a global scale. In ECO, Pakistan and Central Asian states to a large extent too, have found a cordial group of relatively […]

China to encourage its private sector to set up industrial units in Pakistan

KARACHI: Government of Peoples Republic of China will motivate its private sector to invest in industrial projects across Pakistan particularly in the southern deep sea port of Gwadar, said Dr. Mu Youngpeng, Deputy Consul Genera of China. Talking to local journalists during a dinner hosted by him last evening, he said setting up industries and […]

United State can no longer school Pakistan; the real rein is in the hand of China

One may be pleased as punch about the United State’s strong statement urging Pakistan to act against terrorists that target its neighbours, but let’s hold the crowing. When push comes to shove, it is China which can actually influence Pakistan on such matters, not the US. The harsh warning is likely to mean little more […]

China, Turkey dominate Punjab uplift schemes

LAHORE – Since the PML-N government came to power in the Punjab, it chiefly relied on Chinese and Turkish companies to overcome the energy crisis, improve transport, health service, infrastructure, and control crime. The PML-N has been ruling the province for over more than eight years. During this period, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif totally changed […]