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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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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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