Monday , February 19 2018

Central Asia

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World’s highest bridge opens to traffic in China

The world’s highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters, local authorities said Friday. The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres (1,854 feet) above a river and connects the two mountainous provinces of Yunnan and …

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Pakistan Navy raises the Task Force-88 to protect CPEC projects

Karachi:  A two day International Maritime Conference (IMC) Aiming to ensure security of Gwadar Port and CPEC in maritime domain was organized under the auspices of Pakistan Navy in coordination with Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform and Parliamentary Committee on CPEC at Gwadar port on 13,14 December. IMC, under …

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SBI and Pak-China Real Estate Association (PCREA) signs MOU

Karachi: Sindh Board of investment (SBI) held China-Pakistan Enterprises Cooperation Business Development and Networking Conference, at PC hotel in Karachi on Wednesday. During the conference, the memorandum of understanding to establish the Pak- China Real Estate Association (PCREA) was also signed. The objective of this event was to provide a …

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International experts highlight the benefits of CPEC at PSDE seminar

Islamabad: international experts form different parts of the world that were participated in three day Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) highlighted the key features of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at a local hotel in Islamabad on Wednesday. Professor Mark Goh of the National University of Singapore, …

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CPEC to generate 30,000MW electricity by 2025: Prof. Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, said Pakistan generated 16000MW electricity in the last more than 60 years while energy projects under CPEC would generate 11000MW electricity which will be further enhanced up to 30,000MW by 2025. He said to include Pakistan into top 25 …

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