Pakistan on Saturday sought the World Bank’s effective role in resolving the water dispute with neighbouring India. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi called on a delegation of the World Bank headed by Regional Vice President Annette Dixon at the PM house. Patchamuthu Illangovan, country director of the bank, Snezana Stoilikovic and regional vice president of […]
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who wants to “bring the charm back to train travel”, feels there is no alternative to pressing ahead with the modernisation of Indian railways, and politics should not be seen in everything ranging from the bullet train project to Davos visit of the prime minister and other ministers.
India was today ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index, much below China’s 26th position and Pakistan’s 47th.
India has issued demarches to both Pakistan and China conveying its position on construction of dams on the Indus river in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK) by the Pakistani government with assistance committed to these projects by China, the government said on Wednesday.
China has decided to temporarily stop funding at least three major road projects in Pakistan, being built as part of the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, following reports of corruption, a decision that has left officials in Islamabad “stunned”, a media report said.
Pakistan To Receive Just 9 Per Cent Of Gwadar Port Income, Senators Raise Concerns Over CPEC Agreement
Contrary to the high claims that the Pakistan government made on the generation of revenue from the Gwadar port, the port which is a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will fetch the country, a very small proportion of the total generated revenue.
Over a hundred Kashmiri workers engaged at Neelum Jhelum Hydro Electric Project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have been sacked by CGG-CMEC, a Chinese consortium.
Pakistan has five small reactors in operation with combined capacity of just over 1300 MW. The last one in the four-reactor Chashma plant in Punjab province, built by China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), went into operation in September this year.
Pakistan plans to build at least three to four big reactors as it targets nuclear power capacity of 8,800 megawatts (MW) by 2030, the country’s atomic energy commission chairman said.
Remote and impoverished, Pakistan’s Gwadar port at first glance seems an unlikely crown jewel in a multi-billion-dollar development project with China aimed at constructing a 21st century Silk Road.