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 […]

Pakistani student, surprised Chinese teachers with accurate Chinese accent

Islamabad: With his accurate Chinese accent and precise pronunciation, young Pakistani student Tariq Aziz, surprised all — Chinese teachers, judges and fellow Pakistani students — at a Mandarin language proficiency event in Islamabad. “I chose to learn Chinese because this is the language of the future. I believe knowing Chinese will make me stand out […]

Pakistan Council to host annual forum on CPEC on Wednesday

  Islamabad: Pakistan Council on China is going to hold its annual forum on the prospects and challenges of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Wednesday 19 July, 2017 in Islamabad. Chargé d’affaires Chinese Embassy Islamabad Mr. Lijian Zhao and Pakistan’s foreign secretary Ms Tehmina Janjua will be the key note speakers of the forum. The […]

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 […]

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 […]


Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said all CPEC projects would be completed in the targeted time frame and no compromise to be made on standard as well. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Friday reviewed projects being implemented under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Special Economic Zones, Gwadar, and energy, highways, railways, and mass transit projects […]

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 […]