Deep, structural economic reform is an important and continuous process. In the face of economic headwinds and geopolitical challenges, China understands that well. Pakistan doesn’t. It was not, therefore, surprising to see the recent Communist Party of China (CPC) conclave, or the third plenum, set out a blueprint for reformingContinue Reading

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Pakistan and China renew commitment to CPEC; planning minister calls for enhanced preparation and cooperation Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives, Ahsan Iqbal, chaired a meeting on Thursday to assess the implementation of decisions regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. These decisions were particularly those made during PrimeContinue Reading

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday directed the authorities to expedite the process of implementing the agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) made with the Chinese government and Chinese companies, saying that any further delay would not be tolerated. “China is a time-tested friend of Pakistan who helped Pakistan in every hourContinue Reading

Undoubtedly, the CPEC has significantly contributed to sustainable development in Pakistan by enhancing infrastructure, boosting energy production and creating economic opportunities. However, many untapped sectors still need to be jointly explored under the flagship project of the CPEC in the country. The development of new highways and railways under CPECContinue Reading