Development

THE Pakistan government is projecting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a panacea to all its problems, one which will result in unprecedented nationwide prosperity. Undoubtedly, an investment of the proposed scale and a project completed within a limited time frame is welcome, but …

Some are calling the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as the China-Punjab Economic Corridor, while some are seeing it as a game-changer for the entire region. Every province is striving within and outside the parliament to become a major beneficiary or at least a beneficiary of …

ISLAMABAD: Amid controversy over the route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the federal government has failed to identify the potential sites for establishing industrial/economic zones under the multibillion-dollar bilateral project. Under the CPEC, the federal government is supposed to establish scores of industrial/economic zones in …

ISLAMABAD: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman has proposed the federal government include the Ghizer-Tajikistan route into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects to directly connect the G-B with Central Asian countries. During his recent meeting with Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, the GB chief minister …

Some 400,000 solar panels, spread over 200 hectares of flat desert, glare defiantly at the sun at what is known as the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Park(QASP) in Punjab, named after Pakistan’s founding father. The 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar farm was built by Chinese company …