11 Jun 2018

QINGDAO, China: Pakistan and Iran Saturday agreed to further strengthen the bilateral economic ties by enhancing people-to-people contacts, trade and connectivity between Gwadar and Chahbahar ports. This was agreed in a bilateral meeting between President Mamnoon Hussain and his Iranian counterpart Dr Hassan Rouhani here. The meeting took place at a hotel on the sidelines […]

11 Jun 2018

China, Pak Golf Estates, has been launched World Real Estate Expo held in Shenzhen, China. Chinese and world investors thronged the pavilion of China, Pak Golf Estates at Shenzhen’s Expo due to the significance of China, Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the Gwadar Port. From their premier stand, CPIC offered Chinese investors the opportunity to […]

07 Jun 2018

ISLAMABAD, May 14 (Xinhua) — Once being an ignored tiny indolent fishing town located at the Arabian Sea in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province, Gwadar now witnessed a wave of development projects that is opening new avenues of employment and businesses for locals and will lay a strong infrastructural foundation for the country’s future. From 2013, […]

04 Jun 2018

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Qudus Bizenjo on Wednesday said that the provincial government and opposition are in contact to forge consensus on caretaker chief minister. “We will finalize a unanimous name till June 3…the government will last till June 3 and we are optimistic that the provincial government and opposition will announce a unanimous […]

04 Jun 2018

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s policies and questioned if a person who constantly takes U-turns has the right to lead a nation. “Can a person who keeps taking U-turns be the rightful prime minister of Pakistan,” Shehbaz questioned while addressing a delegation at Lahore Press Club. […]

04 Jun 2018

ISLAMABAD: The cabinet under Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approved establishment of federal Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Gwadar and directed the authorities concerned to identify land for procurement in the range of 10,000 to 50,000 acres, The News has learnt. The federal government has decided in principle to get maximum land […]

24 May 2018

Over the last few months, I have been asked one question repeatedly at multiple forums. What kind of skills should Pakistan invest in to prepare its workforce for CPEC-related projects? While I have not come across any detailed research on the subject, although based on available information it is possible to draw some broad conclusions. […]