Just a pledge from China to help upgrade Pakistan’s train network has prompted authorities in the South Asian nation to overhaul its colonial-era rail infrastructure.
A Chinese delegation has expressed keen interest in developing join ventures with Pakistan in the energy sector. During a meeting with the Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI), the delegation presented numerous propositions for the success of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and to promote allied investment from China’s private sector.
Pakistan State Oil (PSO) this week issued its first fuel oil import tender for the year after suspending purchases at the end of 2017 ahead of an expected pickup in demand during summer.
India, Pakistan concluded the two-day Indus Waters Commission meeting on Friday. The meeting which was held in New Delhi was led by Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah, Pakistans Commissioner for Indus Waters (PCIW) and Mr. P.K. Saxena, Indias Indus Waters Commissioner.
As US influence in Islamabad wanes, Pakistan’s former adversary Russia is building military, diplomatic and economic ties that could upend historic alliances in the region and open up a fast-growing gas market for Moscow’s energy companies.
Turkmenistan on Friday announced the start of construction work on the Afghan section of an $8 billion natural gas pipeline that will link the energy-rich Central Asian nation to Pakistan and India.
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.