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 […]

SCO : Pakistan and India to hold first ever joint military drills

India and Pakistan will take part in a joint military exercise for the first time, courtesy the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The exercise, which is aimed at countering terrorism and will be conducted in Ural region of Russia, may act as a confidence-building measure or CBM between India and Pakistan. Member states of the SCO will participate in the joint military drill — ‘Peace Mission […]

China Pakistan Air Forces hold joint training exercises

On September 7, 2017 Pakistani and Chinese Air Forces started joint training sessions. These exercises were aimed to prepare both the Air Forces for combat readiness and to guard the national security. China dispatched the J-11 fighter, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS aircraft  and ground forces including the surface to air and radar troops. Pakistan sent […]

With Sharif Disqualification, What Happens to China’s Investments in Pakistan Now?

By Tom Hussain  Islamabad: China has been assured by Pakistan’s powerful military and politicians that its multibillion-dollar Belt and Road investments would not be disrupted by the landmark verdict on Friday that felled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, even though some of its investments could come under the widening corruption probe currently playing havoc with Pakistani politics. […]

CPEC: Pakistan to launch Chinese National Registration System for security of Chinese

By Hannan Gillani Beijing: On the directives of the interior ministry to further improve the security of the Chinese Nationals in the country, the National Database and Registration Authority plans to launch Chinese Nationals Registration System (CNRS) in the country soon. The CNRS will be installed at the Pakistani Airports and Chinese nationals will be […]

Pakistan Army aware of hostile agenda against CPEC, insists General Bajwa

General Bajwa, during his visit to the Special Security Division (SSD) on Saturday, said the security forces were fully prepared to foil the nefarious designs of the enemy, reports Express Tribune. Reiterating the army’s commitment to ensure security for CPEC and the workforce involved, General Bajwa underscored the value attached to the Chinese help and […]


Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan-China industrial cooperation will make the country an economic hub in the region. In a statement issued on Saturday, he said establishment of industrial zones will prove to be a milestone in creating numerous opportunities of investment in the country. The federal minister said launch […]

Chinese arrive to work on Quetta train project

QUETTA: A team of Chinese engineers and experts has arrived in the city to start work on the Quetta Mass Transit Train Project. Official sources said here on Monday that the company had prepared a feasibility report of the project and formally sought a no-objection certificate from the government to start work. They said Balochistan […]

ECO Summit: Potentials and pitfalls

Pakistan in the midst of fighting a terror wave and experiencing the worst phase of relations with both India and Afghanistan, hosted a day-long ten nation Economic Cooperation Organization summit. The summit adopted Islamabad declaration and vision 2025, a plan to expand trade and prosperity among member states. Turkey, Pakistan and Iran co-founded ECO in […]