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Willing to extend China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to Afghanistan: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang

July 29, 2022 10:20 pm

Launched in 2013, the CPEC is a corridor linking Pakistan's Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea with Kashgar in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which highlights energy, transport and industrial cooperation.

Pakistan signs new pact with China to kick off second phase of CPEC during PM Khan's visit to Beijing

February 04, 2022 8:53 pm

Imran Khan, who was a critic of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor before coming to power, says that the project has strategic significance for both the countries and delivering tangible benefits.

Pakistan, China vow to tap full potential of strategic Gwadar Port

December 31, 2021 9:23 pm

The CPEC is the flagship project of China's ambitious USD 60 billion Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and it links China's Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port in Balochistan province.

India rejects reference to Kashmir in Pakistan-China press statement

July 29, 2021 9:12 pm

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi also objected to reference made to the so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in the statement, saying it is in Indian territory that has been illegally occupied by Pakistan.

China defends contentious CPEC, says it is economic initiative and has not affected its stand on Kashmir issue

May 24, 2021 10:23 pm

India has protested to China over the CPEC, the flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as it traverses through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pakistan has not used its geographical advantage to become a trading nation

November 14, 2020 8:44 am

China, India’s largest trading partner — $94 billion both ways — has to use the roundabout route through Southeast Asia to transport its goods. Yet, Pakistan is on the verge of changing its identity from a war-fighting nation to a trading one.

India rejects J&K reference in Pak-China statement, raises CPEC

August 23, 2020 2:16 am

India has repeatedly conveyed its concerns to both China and to Pakistan on CPEC projects which are in Indian territory illegally occupied by Pakistan.

Pak approves $7.2 bn railway line upgradation project under CPEC

June 07, 2020 4:22 pm

The approval by the key government body has set the stage for the final negotiations with China for financing the project and talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to address its concern over a big loan from Beijing.

Pakistan says US invited to invest in CPEC

February 28, 2020 3:47 pm

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on commerce Abdul Razak Dawood on Thursday said the government made the offer during a meeting with the US trade delegation led by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Wednesday, The Express Tribune reported.

Pakistan to engage China on big CPEC projects during PM Imran Khan's visit: minister

October 07, 2019 2:21 pm

Imran Khan's visit to China, third since he took over as Prime Minister in August last year, acquires significance as it comes days ahead of President Xi's planned high-profile visit to India next week.