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China’s new silk road: What’s in it for Pakistan?

BY ZOFEEN T. EBRAHIM During his visit to Pakistan, China’s president will discuss a raft of energy and infrastructure deals as part of wider ambitions to open new trade and transport routes across Asia. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan had already generated a …

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ANP decides to hold APC over change in trade corridor

UNS REPORT PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) has decided to summon an All Parties Conference over the proposed changes in the Pak-China trade corridor route. According to sources, the APC will be held on February 17 in Islamabad. ANP leaders has started to establish contacts …

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Gwadar Port would become operational in May this year

BY MONA KHAN ISLAMABAD: The Gwadar Port would become operational in May this year after completion of the Khuzdar-Ratodero motorway project.This was informed by government during a Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. “The strategically important Pakistan-China economic corridor would be made operational by diverting it …

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President Mamnoon visits Quaid-e-Azam’s residency

QUETTA: President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain visited the Quaid-e-Azam residency in Ziarat amid tight security and took part in the flag hoisting ceremony. The president is on a 3-day visit to Baluchistan. On the second day (today) of his visit he visited the Quaid-e-Azam residency …

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Nilofar weakens into depression

KARACHI -UNS– Tropical Cyclone (Nilofar) in Arabian Sea has weakened into depression an official of Met Office said,on Friday. The likelihood of heavy downpour has also fizzled out whereas coastal areas may witness light rainfall. According to the Met Office, seeming to be devastating initially …

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