Pakistan resumes fortnightly review meeting on CPEC projects to expedite work

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal said this week that the fortnightly review meeting on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects was being resumed to expedite work on CPEC ventures. Speaking to journalists here, he maintained that the CPEC projects will be completed within the time frame for the […]

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CPEC’s Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway to be completed on priority basis: Communications Minister

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Asad Mahmood said this week that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)’s Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-6) would be completed on priority basis. The minister stated this in a meeting with Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Shah during his visit to National Highways Authority (NHA) headquarters. Mahmood […]

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Friendship with China a key component of Pakistan’s foreign policy, PM Shehbaz Sharif tells top editors

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week told the country’s top editors that friendship with China was a key component of Pakistan’s foreign policy. Speaking to a delegation of the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE), the Prime Minister also assured that journalists would be provided with all possible protection against unwarranted actions. […]

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PM Shehbaz Sharif vows to work closely with Huawei to enhance IT exports to $ 15 billion

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week vowed to work closely with Chinese giant Huawei to enhance Pakistan’s Information Technology (IT) exports to US $ 15 billion. He was talking to Senior Vice President of Huawei and President of the Middle East and Africa Region of Huawei Yi Xiang, who called on him […]

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CPEC builders crack “hardest nuts” amid nine years’ construction

China Economic Net Beijing: As a major and pilot project of the Belt and Road Initiative, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has seen fruitful results in the past nine years. Currently, the CPEC projects have been all around Pakistan. From the container liner service, Afghan transit trade, China’s offshore fishing trans-shipment business, to the smoothly progressing […]

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China-Pakistan friendship: We must not let our vision be blocked by floating clouds

Wang Xu Pakistan is the only all-weather strategic cooperative partner of China. The political instability in Pakistan is always a cause for concern. However, with the time-honored history and solid foundation of friendship, and having just celebrated the 70th anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic ties, the two countries are confident enough to maintain […]

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Daewoo Gas signs contract with Chinese company in offshore LNG terminal

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Daewoo Gas has signed a Master Engineering Procurement Construction and Finance (EPCF) contract with China National Chemical Engineering Construction Company (CNCEC) under which CNCEC would design, construct and finance an offshore LNG terminal. The terminal would be complete with topside equipment to enable LNG filling into ISO containers for use in Pakistan. […]

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CPEC to advance under Shehbaz Sharif: Mushahid Hussain Sayed

Gwadar Pro Beijing: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed this week said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will take the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) forward with new vigor and vitality, and in a rejuvenated manner, ensuring multifaceted development of the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Discussing the future of bilateral relations and cross-border […]

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SITE Association of Industry appreciates PM Sharif’s announcement to include KCR in CPEC

Gwadar Pro Karachi: The Sindh Industrial Trading Estates (SITE) Association of Industry this week appreciated the announcement by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to include Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and assured the PM of their full support and cooperation in that regard. The Association expressed the hope that the already-approved Combined […]

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Expansion of road network under CPEC a big test for NH&MP: Inspector General Inam Ghani

Gwadar Pro Sheikhupura: National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) Inspector General (IG) Inam Ghani said this week that the expansion of road network under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a big test for NH&MP. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of new buildings of Admin Block, Academic Block and barracks at NH&MP Training College Sheikhupura, the […]

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Equipped with Chinese technology, advanced Dental Laboratory inaugurated at LUMHS

Gwadar Pro Jamshoro: The Advanced Dental Laboratory at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro was inaugurated at LUMHS Advanced Dental Care Center this week equipped with the Chinese technology. Vice Chancellor, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro, Professor Dr Ikram Din Ujjan inaugurated the Laboratory. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the […]

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Pakistani exporters urged to take advantage of huge Chinese market

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) this week urged the Pakistani exporters to take advantage of the huge Chinese market. Chief Executive Officer of PFC Mian Kashif Ashfaq, while talking to a delegation of exporters led by Ishtiaq Ahmad Motianwali Sarkar here, maintained that the recent upward trend in exports to China was encouraging. […]

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UNESCO announces `2022 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’ for study of Silk Roads shared heritage

Newswire ISLAMABAD, April 4: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Sunday afternoon announced `2022 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’ to mobilize young researchers for study of the Silk Roads shared heritage. The UNESCO Silk Roads Youth Research Grant was first launched in 2021 and is organized within the UNESCO Silk Roads […]

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Balochistan will soon become economically vibrant due to CPEC: Chief Minister

Newswire QUETTA, April 1: Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo said on Thursday afternoon that the Balochistan province will soon become economically vibrant due to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Chairing the second annual meeting of on the trade and investment here, the CM predicted that Balochistan would become a field of foreign investment […]

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China-Pakistan partnership contributing to public well-being of Pakistan: Chinese Embassy

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The Chinese embassy in Pakistan said this week that the partnership of China and Pakistan was contributing to the public well-being of Pakistan. “H.E. PM @ImranKhanPTI (Prime Minister Imran Khan) attended the grounding ceremony of establishment of 200 beds accident & emergency center at PIMS (Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences),” the embassy […]

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China’s support will open new avenues of progress and prosperity for Muslim World: Pakistani PM’s aide

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China’s support will open new avenues of progress and prosperity for the Muslim World, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Representative for Interfaith Harmony and Middle East Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said last week. Speaking at a news conference here, he remarked that Pakistan’s relationship with China has been further strengthened during […]

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Pakistan should follow China in stopping electricity wastage: Top businessperson

China Economic Net Faisalabad: Engineer Ahmad Hassan, Chairman of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI)’s Standing Committee on Research and Development, urged the government this week to follow China in stopping electricity wastage. He pointed out that the industrial sector of Pakistan was wasting 3000MW of costly electricity annually only due to the use […]

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CPEC: PM performs groundbreaking of Rawalpindi Ring Road

China Economic Net Rawalpindi: Prime Minister Imran Khan this week performed the groundbreaking of the Rawalpindi Ring Road project – a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) venture. The 38.3-kilometer-long Ring Road project will comprise six lanes and five interchanges. Addressing the ceremony, the Prime Minister said that RRD project will ease out traffic flow in the […]

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China played key role in Pakistan’s fight against Covid-19: Planning Minister

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China has played a key role in Pakistan’s combat against the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Pakistani minister said. Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), told Gwadar Pro that China’s help and support was instrumental to where Pakistan is at the […]

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Pakistan-China Friendship Police Post inaugurated in Upper Kohistan

Gwadar Pro Upper Kohistan: Pakistan-China Friendship Police Post was inaugurated here to demonstrate the iron-clad friendship between the two countries. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police Hazara Region Mirwais Niaz inaugurated the Pakistan-China Friendship Police Post. During his visit to Upper Kohistan, the DIG chaired a meeting about the security of the Chinese people and other […]

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Gwadar Youth Festival attracts youngsters of both genders

Gwadar Pro Gwadar: The three-day Gwadar Youth Festival has attracted a large number of youngsters of both genders to participate in sports and various healthy competitions organized under the gala to engage the young folk in positive activities. The festival was inaugurated by Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) and Adviser to Balochistan Chief Minister on Public […]

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First Lady lauds China’s role in supporting vocational training institutes in Pak

Gwadar Pro Karachi: First Lady Begum Samina Alvi has lauded China for supporting vocational training institutes in Pakistan. Chairing a follow-up meeting on the provision of vocational training facilities, she stressed that a mechanism needed to be devised to extend vocational training and various skills to those who had no resources to do on their […]

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Chinese video streaming platform BIGO Live gains massive popularity in Pakistan

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Chinese video steaming platform BIGO Live has become increasingly popular in Pakistan. Bio Technology, one of the fastest growing technology companies, recently hosted BIGO Live Awards Gala Pakistan 2022 to acknowledge the top Pakistani content creators and contributors on BIGO. The top management of BIGO Live, Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong and top […]

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Pakistan needs innovations in agriculture sector like China: Pakistani Food Minister

Gwadar Pro Sargodha: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam said this week that Pakistan needed innovations in the agriculture sector like China. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Agricultural Show 2022 at the University of Sargodha. Imam maintained that the development of agriculture sector was the top priority […]

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Sino-Pak cooperation in healthcare deepening brotherhood

China Economic Net Beijing: China and Pakistan’s cooperation in healthcare and medicines will deepen the traditional friendship between the iron brothers. Consulate General of China in Lahore, entrusted by China Charity Federation, donated 2,000 Kits of Love to children at the SOS Children’s Village in Lahore on December 25, 2021, which includes medical surgical masks, […]

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Chinese investors eagerly investing in IT sector: President Alvi

Gwadar Pro Karachi: President Dr. Arif Alvi said this week that Chinese investors were eagerly investing in Pakistan. Addressing the Presidential Initiative Artificial Intelligence and Computing (PIAIC) Grand Entrance Test 2022 organized by Saylani Welfare International Trust (SWIT) here at National Stadium, he mentioned that scores of Chinese investors had already invested in Pakistan. “The […]

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Two Pakistani students win Junior Cultural Ambassadors titles in China-sponsored activity

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The award ceremony for the 2022 China Soong Ching Ling Foundation “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” contest was recently held virtually, which was jointly sponsored by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and China Cultural Centers abroad. Two students Sukhen Fatima and Ali Shaheryar from the Millennium Confucius Classroom and the Confucius Classroom at Cadet […]

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Stress on digital economy key to pursuing high-quality development

China Economic Net Beijing: China’s intensified efforts to facilitate the development of the digital economy demonstrate its resolve to pursue high-quality and innovation-driven growth, boost rural revitalization and achieve common prosperity, leading technology tycoons and industry experts said. They noted the digital economy has become a primary force driving the country’s economic growth, and will […]

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