BEIJING: China and Pakistan will look at extending their $57 billion (42.63 billion pounds) China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday, part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road plan linking China with Asia, Europe and beyond. China has tried to position itself as a helpful party to promote talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan, both uneasy neighbours ever since Pakistan’s independence in 1947. Their ties have been poisoned in recent years by Afghan…
ISLAMABAD: China has expressed the confidence that congenial atmosphere would be created between the relevant parties in Pakistan for completion of CPEC.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be a game-changer for the entire region.
BEIJING: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has stressed that China Pakistan Economic Corridor will improve economy of the region and connect South and Central Asian Regions.
ISLAMABAD: The All Parties Conference, presided over by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, today agreed to extend cooperation to the government on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will chair an all party meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday (today) to take the parties into confidence over Pak-China Economic Corridor project, ARY News reports.
QUETTA/PESHAWAR: Politicians in Pakistan, specifically of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, complained on Wednesday that a plan for projects worth $46 billion to be built with Chinese funding has been unfairly changed to the disadvantage of two provinces.
ISLAMABAD: Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday a $46 billion economic corridor offered Pakistan a "historic development opportunity", but security fears linger over the project which involves major construction in some highly unstable areas.
BEIJING: Industrial and Commerical Bank of China (ICBC) , the world's biggest lender by assets, said on Tuesday it has agreed to provide $4.3 billion in financing for energy and electricity projects in Pakistan.