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CPEC: Reshaping Pakistan’s Railway

Pakistan railway is inefficient with several problems that affect both passengers and the freight sector. There are copious reasons for such a dilapidated railway network and makes one wonders as to what and how could be the possible reasons for such a run-down railway system, especially when other countries with …

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SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES UNDER CPEC

Industrial revolution had initiated in the 18th century but the world had to wait till 1959 to witness the establishment of first modern Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Shannon, Ireland. As of 2006, International Labor Organization’s (ILO) database reported 3,500 zones in 130 countries and today one can find more …

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WHY DOES INDIA RUN COUNTER TO CPEC?

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a pilot project of “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) which is based on the vision of economic prosperity through connectivity, inclusivity and a win-win for Pakistan and beyond. Since CPEC’s inception, it has been confronted by “hyped” antagonism through the introduction and infusion of negative narratives …

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$2.4 BILLION HYDROELECTRIC PROJECTED TO BE INITIATED UNDER CPEC

The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has signed an agreement with China Three Gorges Corporation and Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) for the development of Kohala hydroelectric power project. 1124 megawatt of hydroelectric energy project will be launched under the umbrella of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) with …

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FIRST EVER CARGO BY GWADAR PORT: A STEP FORWARD

The transformation of the port of Gwadar began in 2013 and has proceeded gradually over the intervening years. It is the linchpin in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a $60 billion collection of infrastructure projects intended to connect Pakistan’s seaboard with inland markets. The shipment of goods from the recently-built port of …

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JOBS INNOVATION BY CPEC: AN UNTOLD REALITY

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor umbrella intends to provide a structural transformation in the region of Pakistan. Before the initiation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, it has never been considered as an infrastructure specific project subject to the construction of some roads, bridges, etc. rather a developed structure of the …

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SECOND PHASE OF CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR

The second phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is prime to start that added more sectors recently like agriculture and tourism. The vague accusations of succumb slow process of Multi-Billion dollar project Belt and Road initiative (BRI) have been denied by chairman CPEC authority, Asim Saleem Bajwa. Under Belt …

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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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