Pakistani growers set to get Basmati rice hybrid seeds with Chinese help

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistani growers are set to get hybrid seeds of the famous Basmati rice soon with the help of China, a prominent rice grower said. Shahzad Ali Malik, Chief Executive Officer of Guard Agri and Guard Group of Companies, maintained the Chinese scientists will help introduce hybrid basmati varieties with the same advantageous […]

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Pakistani and Chinese institutes sign agreement to initiate academic collaboration

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistani Islamabad Medical and Dental College (IMDC) and Anhui Medical University (AHMU) of Hefei Anhui have entered into an agreement to initiate academic collaboration. Managing Director IMDC, Yasir Khan Niazi and President AHMU Dr CaO YUN XIA signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations, said an official statement issued […]

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International Islamic University Islamabad invites applications for Chinese language courses

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistan’s International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) this week invited applications for Chinese language courses. A spokesperson of IIUI said that successful applicants will be able to learn four languages including Chinese, Urdu, English and Persian. He added that the eligible candidates have been asked to submit applications by January 17. Chinese, […]

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Pakistan, China launch PCBIF to enhance information exchange, promote business communication

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan and China this week launched the Pakistan-China Business Investment Forum (PCBIF) aimed at enhancing information exchange and promoting communication between businesses of the two countries, thereby opening up new avenues of cooperation. Prime Minister Imran Khan launched PCBIF which consists of 18 Chinese and 19 Pakistani companies to promote sustainable investment, […]

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Pakistan-China co-produced Covid vaccine gets a great response

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan-manufactured Covid vaccines, produced with China’s help, are getting a great response at the vaccination centers, officials said this week. Pakistan had signed a deal with Chinese company CansinoBio in late March to import a concentrate of the vaccine in bulk to process and package the vaccine locally. Later, Pakistan started producing […]

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China-funded ‘Silk Road Clinical Research Center’ inaugurated UHS

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Pakistan Punjab Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid here this week inaugurated the ‘Silk Road Clinical Research Center’ at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) with funding from the Chinese government. Speaking on the occasion, the Health Minister said that UHS played an important role in research, adding that continuous work on […]

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CPEC fast changing the fate of Balochistan: Deputy Speaker National Assembly

China Economic Net Quetta: Deputy Speaker of Pakistani National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri said this week that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was fast changing the fate of the Balochistan province. Speaking to journalists here, Suri predicted that CPEC will end the sense of deprivation in the Balochistan province. “CPEC will end deprivations of people of […]

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‘TikTok Kitchens’ coming soon

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chinese short video-sharing giant TikTok announced this week that it is partnering with Virtual Dining Concepts to launch a delivery-based foodservice chain from March 2022. TikTok plans to open 300 ghost kitchen restaurant concept based on its most viral food dishes, said a company statement. The short video-sharing platform announced that it […]

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UAE-based company to invest $15 million in CPEC’s Faisalabad SEZ

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company will make investment worth $15 million in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Faisalabad Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a senior Pakistani cabinet member said this week. Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Commerce and Investment, made the announcement in a tweet. Dawood elaborated that […]

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OIC-CFM welcomes Chinese participation in extraordinary meeting in Islamabad

China Economic Net Islamabad: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)’s Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) this week welcomed the participation of China in the extraordinary meeting in Islamabad, to discuss the Afghanistan issue. In a joint statement issued after the meeting, OIC-CFM appreciated the presence of a Chinese representative in the session. The meeting also […]

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GB to be developed under CPEC, govt plans: Minister

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistani Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan has assured Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed Khan that GB will be developed on par with the major Pakistani regions under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the Pakistani government’s development plans. The two leaders also discussed priority areas and ongoing […]

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CPEC has eliminated power shortage in Pakistan: PM’s aide on CPEC

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has almost eliminated the power shortage in Pakistan,” Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aide on CPEC Khalid Mansoor said. Speaking at the session ‘CPEC in the Emerging Regional Scenario’ organized by Islamabad-based think tank the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) this week, Mansoor stressed that CPEC had contributed to […]

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CPEC plays key role in creating jobs

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) this week organized an online conference titled ‘China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Intra-Regional Cooperation Beyond South Asia.” It was arranged to highlight and broaden the concept of CPEC in a broader aspect. The panelists included Dr Talat Shabbir, Director of Pakistan-China Study Centre, Naghmana Hashmi, Former […]

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Chinese embassy welcomes exhibition of Chinese and Pakistani students’ art works

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The Chinese embassy in Pakistan this week appreciated the Exhibition of the Chinese and Pakistani Students Art Works for celebrating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan. The inauguration was also attended by Pang Chunxue, minister-counselor of the Chinese Embassy to Pakistan and Xu Hengzhen, a senior official of […]

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CPEC will boost agriculture sector in the years to come: Pakistani Food Minister

China Economic Net Islamabad: Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam this week said that the upcoming years will be highly successful for the Pakistani agriculture sector thanks to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister chaired the Wheat Review Committee meeting on the issue of crop sowing position 2020-2021. The […]

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Pakistan can boost gemstone exports to China: Wang Zihai

Gwadar Pro Lahore: President of Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Wang Zihai said this week that Pakistan can boost its gemstone exports to China. In his online address to PCJCCI’s Export Promotion Committee, Wang Zihai mentioned that Pakistan was the fifth largest country of gemstones reservoirs. “Pakistan can increase its exports […]

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Green Line project: Chinese buses to start running on Karachi roads within days

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar this week announced that the Chinese buses will start running on the roads under the Green Line project within a few days. Green Line project: Chinese buses to start running on Karachi roads within days “Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the […]

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Pakistan and China committed to a clean and green vision of CPEC: FM

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistan said this week that Pakistan and China were committed to a clean and green vision of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Asim Iftikhar Ahmed noted that CPEC had put Pakistan into a stage of high-quality development. “This vision is being translated into reality through projects such as […]

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Pak-China cooperation in cotton industry providing more possibilities for textiles

China Economic Net Xinjiang: “Country of Origin: Pakistan” – if you walk into a clothing store in any shopping mall in a major Chinese city-whether it is an international or a local brand-such a hang tag is not uncommon. Especially in jeans wear section, these high-quality Pakistani products are increasingly popular with Chinese consumers. According […]

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Many Chinese companies investing in Punjab province as part of CPEC: Provincial Industries Minister

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Many Chinese companies are investing in the Punjab province as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a provincial minister said. Punjab Provincial Minister for Industries, Commerce and Investment Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal mentioned the development in the province due to the gigantic CPEC. He expressed these views, while witnessing the signing […]

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China to offer a ‘fantastic, extraordinary and excellent winter Olympics’ to the world: Ambassador Nong Rong

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong said this week that China will offer a “fantastic, extraordinary and excellent winter Olympics to the world.” “We firmly believe that all athletes would have unforgettable experience in Beijing and fulfill their Olympic dreams. Together for a shared future and see you in Beijing 2022,” he […]

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Pakistan Railways, Chinese company signed agreement for IT-based project

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistan Railways (PR) this week signed a signed an agreement with a Chinese company for the implementation of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based facilitation approach. Norinco (China North Industries Group Corporation) is all set to work on a project focused on enhancing passenger facilitation for the national railways, PR said in […]

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Pakistani hit film ‘The Donkey King’ ready for theatrical release in China on Nov. 19

Gwadar Pro Karachi: “The Donkey King,” the highest-grossing Pakistani animated film by director Aziz Jindani, is ready to become the first film from the country in recent times to get a wide theatrical release in China on November 19. Geo Films and Talisman Studios announced that “The Donkey King,” was set to hit the Chinese […]

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Chinese state-owned company gets contract to shift landfill sites out of major Sindh cities

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Chinese State-owned company Denzo International has been awarded contract to shift the landfill sites out of the major cities of the Pakistani Sindh province. Sindh Provincial Minister for Local Government and Public Health Engineering Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said the contract had been awarded on merit and the Sindh government expected quick […]

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Pakistani and Chinese companies sign deals worth millions of dollars at industrial expo

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Nine Chinese companies are set to initiate long-term development projects in Pakistan, organizers of Pakistan Industrial Expo 2021 said. More than 100 Chinese companies participated in the 5th Pakistan Industrial Expo 2021 (October 29-31) through both physical and online participation. The previous four editions of Pakistan Industrial Expo attracted 31 Chinese companies […]

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Balochistan development among top priorities of CPEC: Pakistani Planning Minister

China Economic Net Quetta: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar this week assured Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo that the development of the Balochistan province was among the top priorities of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In a meeting with Bizenjo at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Umar underscored that both the […]

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CPEC: Pakistan to introduce vertical farming, says Punjab Agriculture Minister

Gwadar Pro Multan: Pakistan will introduce vertical farming with China’s help under the second phase of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a Pakistani minister said. Punjab Provincial Minister for Agriculture Syed Hussain Jehania Gardezi announced that the mega project of CPEC will change the agriculture system in the country. “Vertical farming would be introduced […]

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CPEC offers great opportunities for trade and investment: Indonesian envoy

China Economic Net Islamabad: Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project offered great opportunities for trade and investment as it could potentially develop Pakistan for the ASEAN member countries to make Pakistan an economic hub for Central Asia, Middle East and Western China. Speaking at an […]

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Pakistani, Chinese companies to construct Pakistan’s first green hydrogen project

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Pakistan’s Sindh provincial and a Chinese company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct Pakistan’s first green hydrogen project. The MoU signing ceremony for the 400MW green hydrogen project in Sindh was held at the Sindh Energy Department here in Karachi, the Sindh energy ministry said this week. Sindh Energy […]

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Pakistan is a stakeholder, beneficiary of gigantic CPEC: PM’s aide on CPEC

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Pakistan is a stakeholder and beneficiary in the gigantic multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a top aide of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said. Speaking at a seminar organized by the prestigious Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on CPEC Affairs Khalid Mansoor reiterated that CPEC […]

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Scope of CPEC being extended: Pakistani Planning Minister

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistani Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Chairman National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar said this week that the scope of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was being extended. Participating in a session at Wilson at Center Washington on the topic “What Next for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor,” Umar […]

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China calls on BRI countries to work for sustainable transport

Gwadar Pro Beijing: The UN Sustainable Transport Conference was held in Beijing this week, with government leaders, industry experts, and civil society groups charting a sustainable pathway forward. “President Xi Jinping announced that China will establish the China International Sustainable Transport Innovation and Knowledge Center, which will give a strong boost to the development of […]

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CPEC: Developing Gwadar Balochistan provincial govt’s top priority, says Chief Minister

Gwadar Pro Gwadar: Developing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) hub, Gwadar city, is Balochistan provincial government’s top priority, Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan said this week. In a statement, after arriving in the port city, CM remarked that Gwadar’s development was the key to move forward. Jam Kamal Khan later visited Sunset Park along with […]

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China is torchbearer in poverty alleviation: PM’s aide on poverty eradication

China Economic Net Islamabad: “China is a torchbearer in poverty alleviation and Pakistan needs to follow in footsteps to drag the poor out of the financial quagmire,” a senior aide of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on poverty, Senator Dr. Sania Nishar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Imran Khan on Poverty Alleviation and Social […]

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