President urges nation to get education, skills to make most of CPEC

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would generate enormous opportunities of progress and called upon the nation to equip themselves with modern education and skills to take maximum benefit from the mega project. Addressing at the 32nd medal and prize distribution ceremony of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary […]

CPEC beneficial for all regional countries: Aziz

ISLAMABAD – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Sunday that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project was beneficial for all regional countries. In a meeting with Foreign Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Mohammed Al-Khalifa here, the adviser said that the CPEC, including its Gwadar Port project, has […]


Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak says China Pakistan Economic Corridor will change destiny of the province. Addressing a public meeting in Nowshera, he said industrial units will be established in different areas of the province under CPEC. He said new industrial estates will be established at Jalozai in District Nowshera, Rashakai near Mardan, Hattar, […]

Egypt expresses desire to join CPEC

Islamabad [Pakistan]: In a meeting with National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Egyptian Ambassador to Pakistan Sherif Shaheen has expressed the country’s desire to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to a press release, the Egyptian envoy called on the Speaker at the Parliament House on Thursday, reports the Dawn. Talking to the media […]

Pakistan, China hold counter-terrorism talks

Islamabad affirms continued support in combating “evils” of terrorism, extremism and separatism. Pakistan and China on Monday held high level counter-terrorism talks, days after Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed was put under “house arrest” in Lahore. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi met Chinese State […]

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 […]