Tag Archives: CPEC

Prosperity of Baloch and Pashtoons is not prosperity of Pakistan? – Asfandyar Wali

Quetta – President of Awami National Party (ANP) questioned federal government that prosperity of Baloch and Pashtoons not prosperity of entire Pakistan, on Saturday. Asfandyar Wali was addressing the All Parties Conference (APC) convened in Quetta by ANP to resist efforts to change the alignment of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC). Asfandyar Wali said that Federal government is making CPEC controversial ...

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China-Punjab Economic Corridor

Cartoon by Sabir Nazir for The Friday Times

Adnan Aamir Last time I checked Pakistan was a federation of four provinces. However, the current federal government of Pakistan apparently only considers Punjab to be Pakistan. When the incumbent federal government came into power it was called a Punjab-centric government from the outset. The 51 agreements signed between China and Pakistan, or more accurately Punjab, have proved beyond any ...

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CPEC Route: Shutter Down Strike In Quetta

Quetta – Complete shutter down strike was observed in Quetta city against alleged changes in route of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC), on Wednesday. Awami National Party (ANP), JUI-F, JUI-N, JUI-S, Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) and different traders associations had called for shutter down strike. Strike was observed to protest the change in route of CPEC which has allegedly been shifted ...

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CPEC Will Be Another Kalabagh Dam If Route Changed: ANP

Quetta – Awami National Party (ANP) claimed that China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be another Kalabagh Dam project if its original route was changed, on Tuesday. ANP held a major political rally at Railway Hockey stadium Quetta, on Tuesday. Leaders of ANP including its provincial chief Asghar Khan Achakzai, Dr. Inayatullah and Zamaruk Khan Achakzai spoke at the rally. “Shifting ...

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Improvement Af-Pak Relations Must For Economic Prosperity

Hanif Dilmurad Karachi – Improvement in Pak-Afghan relations is must for economic prosperity of both countries, said participants of an event held in Marriot hotel Karachi, on Friday. “Civil society consultation: resetting Pak-Afghan relations: quest for peace and stability” event was held at Marriott Hotel Karachi by Pakistan Peace Coalition (PPC) and Center for Social Change (CSC). Huma Baqahi, a ...

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Gwadar: CM Balochistan Inaugurates Development Projects Of GDA

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar – Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch inaugurated the Sewerage and water drainage system of Old Town Gwadar as well as the newly constructed hostel of Gwadar development Authority (GDA) public Higher Secondary School during his two day visit in Gwadar on 9th and 10th of April. On the first day of the visit, ...

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Gwadar: The Missing Link

Adnan Aamir The controversy over alterations in the route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently the major source of conflict between the federal government and the provinces. This conflict temporarily subsided because of the senate elections, but will resurface after the election of chairman of senate. Politicians from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are vehemently protesting against the changes ...

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Economic Corridor Project Not Acceptable Without Consent Of Locals: Akhtar Mengal

Quetta – Chief of Balochistan National Party (BNP) and former Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said that China-Pak economic corridor (CPEC) project is not acceptable without the consent of local people, reported Dawn. Akhtar Mengal made this statement while talking to media after meeting Sardar Sadiq Umrani, President of Provincial chapter of PPP. Former CM said ...

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Zhob-Quetta Route Is Not Feasible For China-Pak Economic Corridor: Rahim Zafar

Interview by Adnan Aamir Abdul Rahim Zafar was born in Gwadar district. He was the general secretary of Baloch Students Organization (BSO) in 1968 when the first spilt in the organization took place. He has written two books titled “Sang-e-Larzan” and “Azadi ka Safar.” The Balochistan Point conducted a short interview with Abdul Rahim Zafar about the burning issue of ...

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