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CPEC-Funded Lahore-Abdul Hakeem Motorway to open on Feb 15

The Lahore-Abdul Hakeem section of M-3 is scheduled to be opened for traffic by February 15, a senior official of National Highway Authority said. According to an official, all physical work of this section had already been completed but due to some technical issues such as delay in approval for …

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NAB signs agreement with China to oversee CPEC projects

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China to oversee China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects being completed in the South Asian country. Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, chief of the anti-graft watchdog, the agreement will streamline and boost cooperation in the fields of anti-corruption. “In …

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Saudi Delegation Visits Gwadar to Seek Business Opportunities

A delegation led by Ahmad Algamdi, adviser to minister of energy of Saudi Arabia, visited Gwadar Port – a focal point of the CPEC project – and weighed various investment opportunities available there. The Saudi delegation was accompanied by the Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al Maliky. Speaking on …

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CPEC to enhance communication system

Balochistan Minister for Transport Mir Mohammad Umar Khan Jamali on Monday said Pakistan China Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) was going to build up an efficient transport and communication system. He said the system would not only have a positive influence on mobility of products, trade stimulation, extension of markets, increase …

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Social sector to get special focus in CPEC 2nd phase: Lijian

Acting Ambassador of China Zhao Lijian gave message on FM-98 that Social sector will get special attention in the second phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The second phase begins with the start of new year, 2019, he said while talking here in FM-98’s program “Hum Qadam”. The initial phase of …

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Ship-breaking yard approved for Gwadar

Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved establishing ship-breaking yard in Gwadar and a policy board for the same is being formulated. This was announced during a high-level review meeting on the subject, chaired by Chief Minister Balochistan and attended by Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal and Finance Minister …

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China to Train Pakistani Youth for CPEC

Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Youth affairs, Usman Dar called on Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing to explore various opportunities for youth development. Yao Jing congratulated Usman Dar on his nomination as a Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs, and hoped that with his guidance and support both …

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Five bridges inaugurated on Gilgit-Skardu road

The 175-kilometer road is being reconstructed by the Frontier Works Organisation, which got the contract last year. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Alam bridge, which connects Gilgit-Skardu road with Karakoram Highway, in Skardu, Commander Force Commander Northern Areas Maj-Gen Ehsan Mehmood said that Gilgit-Baltistan was part of Pakistan and …

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CPEC to focus Agriculture framework under JVs

Federal Minister for Planning Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said agriculture framework under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) focused on joint ventures, value-addition, cold chain management, and marketing and branding to overcome socio-economic weaknesses. Addressing the PIDE conference on Wednesday, the minister said that the SME sector has been identified as …

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