'A number of steps have already been taken to promote tourist potential of the country'
ASHGABAT: A road and rail corridor connecting war-torn Afghanistan with Turkey and Europe was signed off by officials from five countries on Wednesday in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat. The so-called Lapis Lazuli corridor agreement is the product of more than five years of talks involving Afghanistan and Turkey as well as the ex-Soviet countries Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkmenistan. The agreement is focussed on integrating customs procedures and stripping away logistical barriers affecting trade between the countries.…
LAHORE: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and National Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has taken exception to parties opposing Pak-China economic corridor project, asking them to shun criticism and work for national cause, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said some local elements and foreign forces are creating hurdles in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor programme which is vital for progress and development of Pakistan, ARY News reported.
PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali has rejected the purported change in route for Pak-China Economic Corridor and asked the government to address concerns of his party, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has warned that anti Pakistan forces have unleashed propaganda to make Pakistan-China Economic corridor project controversial.