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NAVTTC, Chinese firms to boost Pakistan’s workforce in CPEC projects

Chinese companies engaged in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in collaboration with the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTCC) will develop a joint mechanism to absorb thousands of skilled Pakistani workers in CPEC projects. This was stated by the Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, during a meeting with the NAVTTC …

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CPEC to Generate Job Opportunities Countrywide: NA Speaker

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser says China Pakistan Economic Corridor will bring development across the four provinces and it will also generate employment opportunities in the country. He said this while talking to Senators, Members of National Assembly, Minister and members of Provincial Assembly belonging to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Speaker …

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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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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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