More than 10,000 jobs created by CPEC

  The implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has provided benefit to all aspects of Pakistan’s economy. According to the official documents, more than 10 thousand employment opportunities have been provided to the local community by CPEC. CPEC has provided $250 million in taxes and contributed 14.5 percent of the total electricity output in NTDC […]

Sindh Govt strongly opposing renewable energy policy 2019

  Minister Imtiaz Ahmad Shaikh while talking to the media has said that the provincial government has decided to strongly oppose the new Alternative Renewable Energy Policy (AREP) 2019 in the Council of Common Interests (CCI). He said Sindh offers huge opportunities to not only resolve power crisis but also to make Pakistan an energy […]

Affectees of Dasu Hydropower Project demand higher compensation

  The price of land for Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) has increased by about 95 percent from Rs 19 billion to Rs 37 billion as the affectees have refused to accept the initially approved amount. This was revealed by Member Water, (Wapda) to the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources, presided over by Senator Shamim […]

CPEC entering Phase two of development

  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while speaking at the international conference titled ‘Belt and Road Initiative in the Changing Regional Dynamics,’ organised by China-Pakistan Study Center (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with PowerChina, said, “We have now entered the second phase of development of CPEC which will mainly […]