Says govt will expedite implementation of $62bn project, hire international consultants for financial modelling.
Chinese foreign minister has a lot on his plate but his baggage is llight.
The blueprint identifies a string of measures to cater to arrangements of foreign exchange over a period of five years.
The Chinese envoy says the One Belt One Road Project was initiated to integrate the whole region.
Zargham Eshaq Khan, Joint Secretary Power Division, says it will be a commercial borrowing at Kibor plus 4pc rate.
Contractors halt work on several projects after cheques worth over Rs5 billion bounced.
Chinese speakers say they are facing difficulties to get NOCs from different government departments.
CDWP envisages improvement of rail track from Karachi to Peshawar.
The zone was approved as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor last December.
It has been learnt that 11km of a 41km road was badly damaged, while ditches and cracks had appeared on other portions.
Great things in Balochistan tend to arrive in small, sometimes troubling packages.
“Priority would be on development of hydropower resource on the Indus river,” says Pakistan official.
Report titled ‘CPEC: Facts versus Fiction’ launched
Pakistani officials welcome negotiations between Beijing and insurgents.
The bank itself is funding 600MW coal plant in Jamshoro.
Duty reduction on 70 products will be discussed in a round of negotiations with Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing
PM directs govt departments to engage with provinces to ensure timely completion of various corridor-related projects.
2018 will be a year of stock taking and planning for the future of CPEC until 2030.
The private sector would be playing a greater role, hence the need for financial mechanisms.
Says no news from Beijing that payments have been halted.
Notification states all first-year students from 2017 required to take Chinese language training as non-credit course.
Islamabad has evolved a liberal investment policy to attract foreign investment in the country, says Aziz.
Lawmakers voice concerns regarding benefits for Balochistan, seek transparency of information on project.
The CPEC plan raises far more questions than it answers. It needs to be made public.
“No party is opposing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor,” says Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
Long-term plan will give new dimensions to bilateral cooperation between China and Pakistan, says the minister.
‘It’s the easiest for provinces to blame the Centre and cover up their own incompetence,’ an official says
The province has completed comprehensive feasibility reports regarding both Faisalabad and Sheikhupura estates.
Ministers from the two countries would begin with discussions on the LTP in an attempt to sign a final agreement.
Size of revolving fund, delay in building of power plants cited as main reasons.