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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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CPEC will Benefit the People of GB: President Dr Arif Alvi

President for Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi on his four-day visit to Gilgit Baltistan, spoke to the media on his arrival. He assured the people of Gilgit Baltistan that they would get maximum benefits from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC ) as this region is an important part …

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NHA to build Gilgit-Shandoor road to provide alternate route to CPEC

National Highway Authority (NHA) has planned to build a 216 kilometre Gilgit-Shandoor Road to provide an alternate route to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). An official of NHA said that project forming part of the Gilgit-Shandoor-Chitral road would provide an alternative route to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said that …

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France Interest in CPEC Projects

The French Ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barety on Friday said his country supported the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) at a time when it is facing stiff opposition from many major nations. He mentioned France is prepared to invest in the subsequent phases of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, provided …

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Need Asian IMF

At a time when economic challenges are multiplying on account of external woes and the case for another bailout package is becoming stronger and stronger, there is a need to float an idea that could help Pakistan avoid this disaster that will only add to its chronic indebtedness. For making …

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Misconceptions about CPEC

A flagship of China’s massive One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is driven in part by Beijing’s desire to build additional routes for its energy imports from the Middle East and to lessen its dependence on sea routes. For Pakistan, CPEC is an extremely cohesive …

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BRI: MOU signed between China and Bahrain

According to a new report, Chinese and Bahraini recently signed an a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to promote the construction of the Belt and Road (BRI). On the occasion, the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that both parties need to support each other on …

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Hong Kong seeks bigger role in BRI

International demand for “green finance” has experienced strong growth in recent years. As Asia’s financial centre, Hong Kong is eager to become the primary “green” capital market for Beijing’s colossal Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). “In 2018, we have seen over US$6 billion in growth of green bond issues in Hong …

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