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China has invested $14 billion in CPEC projects so far

Under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China has so far financed $14 billion in 30 early harvest projects. These projects will be completed under CPEC which is a flagship project of the “One Belt One Road” initiative. It was launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Chinese Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Zhao Lijian was quoted as saying: “Out of the 30 projects, 16 were under construction” Additionally, he stated that

Gilgit-Baltistan Expressway to be the highest altitude road in the world

Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Hafeezur Rehman has stated that the Gilgit-Baltistan Expressway would be the highest altitude road in the world. He made this comment while talking to PTV News. In addition, he said that the cost of this project is Rs. 82 billion which will essentially bring economic revolution in the entire region. He further stated: “An expressway costing Rs50 billion from Gilgit to Skardu will facilitate people

CPEC will enable Pakistan to become the Gateway for South Asia

There has been a power shift globally due to some major changes in the strategic strengths of many Asian economies spanning across Asia, United States, and Russia. There has been a lot of hue and cry regarding the recent involvement of Pakistan and China with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) being an enabling factor to boost strong alliance between the two. In the recent meeting addressing the ruling elite of

Information Warfare against China-Pak Economic Corridor

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a cornerstone of Beijing’s regional geo-integration via its famed One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. The strategic implications of this project are simply too large to ignore, both for its beneficiaries and critics. Presently, no other country provides the ideal sea-to-land routes from Indian Ocean to Central Asia, as does Pakistan. For China, perhaps the only concern in our particular region is the ongoing

5 Key Milestones Achieved By Pakistan In 2015

The year 2015 proved to be a game changer for Pakistan in several aspects. Although it would be ignorant to forget major critical problems related to governance, economic growth and the general law and order situation in the country, it is important that important feats be acknowledged. And not just any accomplishments; the 5 selected achievements I have highlighted below are milestones in themselves. I say this not out of

India Perturbed By Deployment Of Cattle Along China-Pak Economic Corridor

Reliable sources have informed Pakistan Insider that the security establishment in New Delhi is “deeply concerned” by a shocking intelligence report received from an agent in Gwadar. According to available information, one of RAW’s key agents in Balochistan successfully intercepted a security directive through which cattle will be deployed on strategic locations along the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC). The bulk of them would be deployed in sensitive areas of Balochistan,