08 May 2017

Railways, highways, and ports are some of the developments helping shape an economic corridor aimed at, among other things, improving connectivity between China and Pakistan. Editor’s note: This month, Beijing will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Co-operation, exploring ways to solve problems that face the global and regional economies. The Belt and […]

04 May 2017

KARACHI: Serious bottlenecks exist in the completion of Gwadar Port as a full-fledged commercial facility and the government needs to take up such issues on priority basis. Experts expressed these views at a discussion held here on Friday at the National Centre for Maritime Policy Research (NCMPR) of Bahria University. They said road connectivity and […]

04 May 2017

The ongoing debate on the impact of CPEC projects on future external payments’ obligations is welcome, but should be informed by analysis based on facts rather than opinion. The total committed amount under CPEC of $50 billion is divided into two broad categories: $35bn is allocated for energy projects while $15bn is for infrastructure, Gwadar […]