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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

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

The Dovals: Father-Son Duo Behind Indian Hegemonism

A vast majority of Pakistanis are well familiar with the name “Doval”. Some even pronounce it as “Devil” to amuse themselves and their listeners. These and other alterations all refer to Ajit Doval, India’s National Security Adviser in office since May 30, 2014. Who is this person and why is he discussed too often by government officials and security analysts around the world? Profile Ajit Kumar Doval is a former

In-Service Indian Colonel’s Suggestions on How To Destabilize Pakistan

Colonel Kirit K. Nair is an in-service (serving) officer in the Indian Army. He was commissioned to 1 Sikh Light Infantry in March 1992. He has served extensively in Counter Insurgency (COIN) operations in occupied Jammu & Kashmir and Assam. He is currently on Study Leave for a post graduate degree program. In early 2015, Nair published a paper for Indian Army’s Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) titled ‘India’s

Chinese firm’s mega offer for hydroelectric power generation in Pakistan

On July 3, 2015, the Express Tribune reported that a mega Chinese firm has expressed willingness to pump almost $50 billion for hydroelectric projects in Pakistan. China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), a state-owned power company which was established in September 1993, said it is keen to make this huge investment in Pakistan in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank subsidiary. It is worth noting that the