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Pakistan keen to further strengthen cooperative ties with China: Mansha

Pakistan keen to further strengthen cooperative ties with China: Mansha

BEIJING—Provincial Minister Local Government Muhammad Mansha Ullah Butt on Tuesday said that Pakistan is keen to further strengthen its cooperative ties with China especially in the areas of trade, investment and energy. Addressing the business community at a forum in Beijing, he said, “Punjab is committed towards developing long…

Economic growth promotes business linkages with Canada

Economic growth promotes business linkages with Canada

ISLAMABAD—It is a fact that Pakistan is emerging as a trading nation, primarily because of its location at the crossroads of South Asia, China, Central Asia, West Asia and the Indian Ocean. With its liberal pro-investment policies, Pakistan is a combination of a rapidly growing economy with a…

Qatar’s Hamad Port operating at full capacity

Qatar’s Hamad Port operating at full capacity

DOHA— Qatar’s main commercial port is operating at full capacity and the only change has been that the Doha-bound ships were transiting through two Omani ports, rather than the Emirati Jebel Ali port, a regional hub. “There has not been an increase in traffic since the beginning of…

US, Australia begin their biggest joint military exercise

US, Australia begin their biggest joint military exercise

Australia and United States began their biggest ever joint military exercises yesterday. Talking to reporters, head of U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris said that exercises involving 33,000 U.S. and Australian troops on board battleships are equipped with strike jets. However, political experts say the exercise illustrated…

Thai Airways started 5th flight from Islamabad

Thai Airways started 5th flight from Islamabad

Thai Airways Pakistan re-started its 5th flight to/from Islamabad on Sunday, July 2, 2017. With this additional flight between Islamabad and Bangkok, the airline will be having five flights a week operating the route.This flight has been added due to public demand from loyal passengers and travel…

World should recognize Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts, China

World should recognize Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts, China

BEIJING—China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry…

China Study Cell established at University of Peshawar

China Study Cell established at University of Peshawar

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has established China Study Cell at the University of Peshawar for specialized courses of Chinese language and culture. Official sources told Our Peshawar correspondent that a Memorandum of Understanding has also been signed with North West University XI’AN of China for academic collaboration. The MOU…

Pakistan, China to embark upon Cultural Caravan on CPEC route

Pakistan, China to embark upon Cultural Caravan on CPEC route

Pakistan and China will embark upon Cultural Caravan on CPEC route to strengthen region’s economic, cultural connectivity, showcase soft image and trade potential of the region. Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb along with Chinese Minister for Culture would formally launch the Cultural Caravan from Urumqi (China…

Pakistan gets ‘ guest of honor’ status at China’s world trade fair

Pakistan gets ‘ guest of honor’ status at China’s world trade fair

By Ansar M Bhatti in Kunming KUNMING (CHINA), JUNE 12 (DNA) Pakistan was extended ‘ Guest of Honour’ status at China’s International Expo that began here on Monday, with eighty participating countries, mainly from South and South East Asia region. This was a rare move, in the…

China, Russia agree to maintain regional security, stability through SCO’s promotion

China, Russia agree to maintain regional security, stability through SCO’s promotion

China and Russia have agreed to maintain regional security and stability through promoting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s influence in the international and regional affairs. The agreement came after a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin ahead of the SCO summit in Kazakhstan…

China to work with Pakistan on CPEC, bring more economic benefits for entire region

China to work with Pakistan on CPEC, bring more economic benefits for entire region

BEIJING, 07 JUNE (DNA) – Spokesperson of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hua Chunying has reiterated that China would work with Pakistan to push forward smooth progress on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to bring more economic benefits for the two people as well as the entire region. “We…

Germany, China agree to speed up talks on China-EU investment agreement

Germany, China agree to speed up talks on China-EU investment agreement

BERLIN— China and Germany have agreed to speed up negotiations on a China-EU investment agreement so as to further enrich the two countries’ cooperation and ties. Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel, made the announcement on Thursday during a joint press conference at…

AIIB to incorporate new members to deliver more dividends to regional countries: China

BEIJING, 23 MAY (DNA) – China on Tuesday announced that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) under an expansion plan would incorporate more countries as its members to deliver more dividends to the regional countries. “China is initiator of the investment bank and as an initiator it will like to…

CPEC to promote mutual trade ties between Pakistan, China: Dastgir

CPEC to promote mutual trade ties between Pakistan, China: Dastgir

SIALKOT, 22 MAY (DNA) – Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan on Monday said that the grand project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was opening the possibilities of promotion and strengthening mutual trade ties and business activities between businessmen of Pakistan and China. “The government would soon…

CPEC will not change China’s position on Kashmir issue: Chunying

CPEC will not change China’s position on Kashmir issue: Chunying

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not change China’s position on the Kashmir issue. “Kashmir is an issue between India and Pakistan, and hopefully will be resolved by the two sides through dialogue and negotiation,” Chunying said while responding…

Pakistan, China sign agreements worth billions of rupees: Shahbaz

Pakistan, China sign agreements worth billions of rupees: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday said that Pakistan and China have signed agreements worth billions of rupees during the recent visit of Pakistani leadership to China. Talking to media at Lahore airport on return from a successful visit to China, he said, “The participation of all the four…

Pakistan becomes first nation to benefit from China’s BeiDou system

Pakistan becomes first nation to benefit from China’s BeiDou system

BEIJING, MAY 18, (DNA) – After building the infrastructure needed to allow China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite (BDS) system to be fully used in Karachi, the company, which developed the system is now looking to provide the satellite navigation service to more countries along the route taken by “One Belt One…

Presence of all CMs in China sent positive message to world: PM

Presence of all CMs in China sent positive message to world: PM

ISLAMABAD, MAY 19, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the federal and provincial governments are working in harmony for development of the country and the development should not be politicized as it is for prosperity of every citizen of the country. He gave these remarks while addressing…

CPEC will not change China’s position on Kashmir issue: Chunying

CPEC will not change China’s position on Kashmir issue: Chunying

BEIJING, 19 MAY (DNA) – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not change China’s position on the Kashmir issue. “Kashmir is an issue between India and Pakistan, and hopefully will be resolved by the two sides through dialogue and…

CPEC is most transparent project, says Ahsan Iqbal

CPEC is most transparent project, says Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most transparent project of Pakistan. In an interview, he said nothing has been concealed regarding the project and everything is available on its website. The Minister said each and every…

CPEC to help build robust, stable economy in Sindh: Murad

CPEC to help build robust, stable economy in Sindh: Murad

KARACHI, 17 MAY (DNA – Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would help build a robust and stable economy in Sindh together with generating sound prospect for the province to revive and expand its industrial base. “This will not only generate…

Chinese spent $24 billion into ‘golden visa’ programs

Chinese spent $24 billion into ‘golden visa’ programs

BEIJING , MAY 17, (DNA) – When the sister of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner promoted investment in her family’s new skyscraper from a Beijing hotel ballroom stage earlier this month, she was pitching a controversial American visa program that’s proven irresistible to tens of…

CPEC is flagship project of Belt and Road initiative: PM

CPEC is flagship project of Belt and Road initiative: PM

2018Signed MoU with Chinese tech giant “Alibaba Group”   HANGZHOU – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of Belt and Road initiative of China. “The two countries are standing together for the prosperity and well being of their people…

Malaysian PM hails fruitful China visit for Belt & Road forum

Malaysian PM hails fruitful China visit for Belt & Road forum

KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 16 – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said here on Tuesday that “encouraging results” were achieved during his attendance to a forum on the Belt and Road Initiative in China on May 14-15, and that he was confident Malaysia would realize its potential under the initiative. Najib…