Will not allow Imran Khan govt to 'sell land to China', says Pakistan Opposition

Pakistan President Arif Alvi signed the PIDA ordinance last month to facilitate reclamation and urban planning on Bundal and Bhuddo islands.

published on : 14th October 2020

Surging attacks by Baloch separatists increase risks, costs of BRI projects in Pakistan: Report

Security risks and costs of the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are rising amid a resurgence of the deadly attacks by separatists in the troubled Balochistan province.

published on : 19th July 2020

Pakistan approves USD 7.2 billion railway line upgradation project under CPEC

The approval by the key government body has set the stage for the final negotiations with China for financing the project and talks with IMF to address its concern over a big loan from Beijing.

published on : 8th June 2020

Belt and Road Initiative affected by COVID-19, but impact is 'temporary': China

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the demand for public health expansion in view of the COVID-19 all over the world will give a new impetus to project expansion.

published on : 25th May 2020

Kashmir figures in talks between Chinese president Xi Jinping and Pakistani counterpart Arif Alvi

China and Pakistan 'reaffirmed their commitment to fight terrorism' in all its forms and manifestations and both sides also discussed the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

published on : 17th March 2020

CPEC to generate more employment in Pakistan: Asim Bajwa

The CPEC project with across the board acceptability, is already bringing relief in energy and infrastructure sectors, the CPEC Authority Chairman tweeted.

published on : 6th February 2020

US criticises CPEC, says no transparency in projects undertaken by China

Senior US diplomat Alice Wells said that companies blacklisted by the World Bank have got contracts under the CPEC.

published on : 22nd January 2020

Firms blacklisted by World Bank got CPEC contracts: Alice Wells

At a think-tank event, Wells, who is on a four-day visit to Pakistan, said that there was no transparency in CPEC projects financed by China and it has lead to Pakistan's debt burden.

published on : 22nd January 2020

Baloch not in talks with China on CPEC, says Dr Allah Nazar

Nazar, who calls himself a freedom fighter of Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) demanded an independent Balochistan.

published on : 24th February 2018

China wooing Baloch militants to secure China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects: Report

The CPEC links China's Kashgar in Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port in Balochistan through a network of roads, railways and highways.

published on : 20th February 2018

China ready for talks with India to resolve China-Pakistan Economic Corridor differences

India has objected to the USD 50 billion CPEC as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

published on : 29th January 2018

Doklam standoff: Important to not change status quo at sensitive points at India-China border, says Indian envoy

The 73-day standoff at Doklam in Sikkim where Chinese military attempted to build a road close to Chicken Neck corridor has sparked a new round of tensions at the border.

published on : 26th January 2018

US President Trump's pressure on Pakistan may boost Chinese ties, let China build military base near Chabahar port: report

The proposed base at Jiwani is located just a stone's throw from Chabahar port being jointly developed by Iran, India and Afghanistan to ensure a trade corridor for Indian exports to Afghanistan.

published on : 5th January 2018

China, Pakistan to boost anti-terror cooperation along intercontinental economic corridor

The security cooperation agreement was reached when Meng Jianzhu met visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif the day before in Beijing.

published on : 9th September 2017

China says economic corridor with Pakistan has 'no direct link' with Kashmir issue

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi asserted that the purpose of the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was economic.

published on : 18th April 2017