Clusters of Technical Institutes to be established in SEZs: CPEC Authority chief

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lt. General Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) has said that clusters of Technical Institutes would be established around the new Special Economic Zones (SEZs) under the multi-billion-dollar CPEC. The CPEC Authority chief said the new clusters would help creating scores of new jobs. Bajwa said preparing youth […]

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Khyber Pakhtunkhaw govt proposes projects worth billions for approval in Pakistan-China 10th JCC

Newswire Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhaw provincial government has proposed five transport infrastructure projects worth billions for approval in the Pakistan-China 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to be held soon.According to the official details, one project is the 82-km Swat Expressway from Chakdara to Fatehpur Phase-II having a total cost of Rs 57.7 billion which will […]

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Pakistan trying to obtain Chinese seed technology under CPEC, says PCCC chief

Gwadar Pro Multan: Pakistan’s Ministry of Food Security and Research is playing the role in obtaining Chinese seed technology under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) President Dr Muhammad Ali Talpur said this week. In a statement, he said the technology would surely help resolve challenges of whitefly, pink bollworm […]

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Pakistan, China working join to ensure transparency in CPEC projects: NAB chief

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan and China are jointly working to ensure transparency in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, Pakistan’s accountability watchdog chief said. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal (retd) said the two friendly countries aimed to eliminate even a shadow of corruption in the execution of the CPEC projects.“Both of us (Pakistan […]

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Pakistan to allocate special budget to expedite CPEC projects completion

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan will allocate special funds in the next national budget to expedite completion of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, a senior aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan said this week.“The budget for the next financial year will provide special incentives for completion of CPEC projects, development of economic zones and introduction of […]

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Iron Brother China provides research and machinery assistance to Pakistan to increase cotton production

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lt. general Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) has said that Iron Brother China was providing research and machinery assistance to increase cotton production.Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa, Minister for Agriculture Syed Hasnain Jahanian Gardezi and others participated in the meeting of the committee chaired by Governor […]

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Chinese company with huge investment to produce 1.5 million tons of steel, provide scores of jobs: Asad Umar

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that the Century Steel, a Chinese firm with the investment of US $ 240 million, would set up a steel mill in Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) which would produce about 1.5 million tons of steel.Addressing the reception ceremony of first consignment, […]

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University of Haripur wins international recognition by joining CPEC consortium of education

Gwadar Pro Haripur: The University of Haripur (UoH) has won international recognition by joining the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) consortium of education, Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Anwarul Hasan Gilani said.VC said that the UoH was the only higher education institution in the province that has 10 senior professors and 22 Assistant Professors on its faculty. The […]

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Pakistanis to get training from China in semi-conductor technology

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that Pakistan is working with Iron Brother China to train the people in semi-conductor technology.Speaking to journalists this week, the minister said the country’s future is linked with technology. “The merger of technology and biotechnology is of utmost importance. We will work together […]

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CPEC Industrial Cooperation picking up pace, says senior Pakistani official

Gwadar Pro Malam Jabba: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Industrial Cooperation (IC) is picking up pace, said a senior Pakistani government official.Project Director Industrial Cooperation of Board of Investment (BOI) Ayub Asim said the CPEC Industrial Cooperation was all-inclusive in its scope and open to third-party participation. “The CPEC Industrial Cooperation is a long-term endeavor, […]

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HBL opens Beijing branch

Gwadar Pro Karachi: A branch of Habib Bank Limited (HBL) opened in Beijing, making it the first Pakistani bank operating in China.According to an official statement, HBL’s presence in China will allow the bank to interact with State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and leading financial institutions, involved in CPEC and across Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Chairman […]

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Xi stresses healthy growth of platform economy, efforts for carbon peak and neutrality

Gwadar Pro Beijing: President Xi Jinping this week stressed efforts to promote the regulated, healthy and sustainable development of the platform economy and incorporate the peaking of carbon emissions and carbon neutrality into the overall layout of building an ecological civilization.Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of […]

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Pakistan urges ASEAN member countries to promote CPEC

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan this week urged the ASEAN member countries to promote the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held a roundtable discussion with the resident ASEAN Heads of Missions (HOMs).It was agreed to optimally utilize the bilateral and ASEAN-wide institutional mechanisms and to explore the possibilities presented by far-reaching initiatives like […]

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CPEC to put Balochistan into a new era: Governor

Gwadar Pro Quetta: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would put Balochistan province into a new era, said Governor of Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai this week. The Governor expressed these views while visiting Gwadar port. He said a “new era” would start across the country including Balochistan with CPEC project.The Governor further said that CPEC is […]

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka can multiply economic ties through CPEC: PM Imran Khan

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan this week said Sri Lanka can multiply its economic and regional ties with Pakistan by joining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC). The premier, who was Sri Lanka on two day visit, stated this during a joint news conference with his counterpart Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa.PM Khan […]

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Pakistan’s Parliamentary Committee on CPEC asks ministries to prepare ‘deliverable’ projects’ list for 10th JCC with China

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan’s Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) this week directed the concerned ministries to prepare the list of ‘deliverable’ projects for the upcoming 10th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) with Iron Brother China.The 31st meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on CPEC was held here at the Parliament House, Islamabad under the Chairmanship […]

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Pakistan becoming a geo economic hub with BRI, CPEC: President Alvi

Gwadar Pro Karachi: Pakistani President Dr Arif Alvi this week said that Pakistan was becoming a geo economic hub with the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. President Alvi made the remarks when addressing the conference ‘Development of Blue Economy under a secure and sustainable environment’ which aims at […]

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Ambassador of China attends virtual Chinese new year celebrations at The Millennium Education

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The Millennium Education (TME) & Millennium Confucius Classroom (MCC) marks the virtual Chinese New Year Celebration “The Year of Ox” and 70th anniversary of Pakistan China diplomatic relations together with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Nong Rong and Cultural Counsellor Mr. Zhang Heqing at The Millennium Education, One […]

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China unveils anti-trust guidelines on platform economy

Beijing: The State Council, China’s cabinet, on Sunday unveiled anti-trust guidelines on the country’s platform economy to ensure fair market competition and promote the innovative and healthy development of the sector. To identify market dominance abuse behaviors in the sector, it is usually necessary to define the relevant market and analyze whether a platform operator […]

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Whole Pakistan grateful as they receive Covid-19 vaccine aid from Iron Brother China

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan’s government and more than 220 million citizens offered gratitude to Iron Brother China as they received the first batch of Sinopharm vaccine in aid this week.On behalf of the Pakistani government and people, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi expressed gratitude to the Chinese government for providing the vaccine as the country […]

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China proud to be the first to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan: Ambassador Nong Rong

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong this week said that Iron Brother China was proud to be the first country to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan. “We are ready for our iron brother! Happy to learn that the Chinese government donated vaccines have been loaded to the special plane sent by Pakistan. Proud to […]

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Pakistan National Assembly passes CPEC Authority Bill

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly this week passed ‘The China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Bill, 2020.’Last week, Asad Umar said the CPEC Authority Ordinance had lapsed in May 2020 and the CPEC Authority Bill was pending in the National Assembly. He said all administrative and financial decisions of the Authority were being taken according […]

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Ambassador Nong Rong asks companies in Gwadar to expedite work on projects under CPEC

Gwadar Pro Gwadar: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on this week asked the companies in Gwadar to expedite the work on projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Ambassador Nong Rong visited Gwadar on January 27 and 28. During the two-day visit, Ambassador Nong visited all major projects under CPEC in Gwadar, including the […]

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Pakistan, China to multiply partnership as Agricultural, Industrial Cooperation Information Platform launched

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistan and China this week agreed to multiply the agricultural and industrial cooperation as they launched China-Pakistan Agricultural and Industrial Cooperation Information Platform.Speaking at the online inaugural ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong said the platform jointly initiated by China Economic Net and China Machinery Engineering Corporation could not be […]

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