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The Federal Cabinet is all set to approve the establishment of a CPEC Authority on September 12, 2019 through an Ordinance already cleared by Cabinet Committee for Disposal of Legislative Cases (CCLC). According to the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, CPEC is now entering its next phase with...
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday Pakistan was committed to timely completion of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and hoped that more Chinese companies would make investments in the country. During his meeting with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the prime minister highlighted the importance...
ISLAMABAD:  With the completion of major infrastructure and energy projects, the first phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has helped Pakistan manage huge deficits in the energy sector and transportation infrastructure, is coming to an end. Before CPEC, Pakistan was going through the worst load on power management and...
ISLAMABAD:  Over time, over budget and little oversight; underperformance in the delivery of public sector megaprojects is becoming a ‘norm’ – indicating much deeper systemic problems in planning and execution. In view of that, the government has floated a proposal to establish the CPEC Authority – an action that is...
ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Thursday opposed the government’s proposal to set up a CPEC authority, terming it an unnecessary move that will create more confusion in the execution of the multibillion-dollar project. The joint parliamentary committee also criticised government’s decision to set up the authority...
Islamabad - The Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CCoCPEC) is likely to approve the establishment of the CPEC Authority today (Monday). The Cabinet Committee on CPEC (CCoCPEC) is meeting here to discuss four-point agenda related to overall progress on CPEC, official sources told The Nation on Sunday. The CCoCPEC...
ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed authorities to expedite work on half a dozen projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that have been facing significant delays, as he seeks to quell impression of abandoning the strategic bilateral initiative. The premier took a detailed briefing on the delayed energy and...
ISLAMABAD: The National Development Council (NDC) Thursday approved the constitution of CPEC Authority for ensuring fast track implementation of CPEC projects. The Council held its first meeting here with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair at the Prime Minister Office. The forum was attended by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood...
The Punjab government has proposed numerous new agriculture sector development projects to be included in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Socio Economic Development Framework. Under the framework, a joint cotton research laboratory would be established in Multan at a cost of Rs 186 million to help improving the...
ISLAMABAD: The planning secretary informed a Senate panel on Thursday that the planning and finance ministries had not shared any document related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Senator Sherry Rehman, the chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on CPEC, said the government’s statement was...

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Kashmir-CPEC nexus

In a new geostrategic scenario, situation has tied up Kashmir and CPEC with each other forever. Their correlation has opened up a new window...