Transportation Infrastructure

ML-1 Railway

ML-1 Railway Project – 190,000 Employment Opportunities Under CPEC

Prime Minister, Imran Khan, recently visited China for the second time. There, he signed a Memorandum of Understanding to upgrade the ML-1 Railway track. This collaboration under CPEC promises to extend the Railway Track from Peshawar to Karachi. In addition, it focuses on repairing the damaged tracks. Another significant initiative of this collaboration includes fencing on both sides of the track....

Hakla-DI Khan Motorway

Hakla-DI Khan Motorway Project of CPEC Western Route Will Become Functional This Year

An official of the National Highway Authority (NHA) recently made a statement negating all speculations about the Hakla-DI Khan Motorway Project. He announced that the project will become functional by the end of this year. He further stated that the total cost for this CPEC Western Route project is PKR 7137.85 million. Economic Boost in underdeveloped areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hakla-DI...

Sheikh Rasheed

KCR May Also Fall Under the Umbrella of CPEC – Sheikh Rasheed

Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed, recently announced that Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) may also fall under the umbrella of CPEC Projects. He spoke about this significant possibility while talking to media men in Karachi. There, he further stated that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) gives special preference to Railway Projects. For this, he stressed upon the approval of the...

Belt and Road Initiative

Pakistan Is An Eminent Partner of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Pakistan has established itself as a significant partner of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). A survey at a media and think tank exchange event in Nanjing Jiangsu province revealed an interesting fact. It clearly declared Pakistan as a rapidly emerging partner of BRI. Furthermore, the survey marked CPEC as effective implementation of BRI’s core concept of shared destiny. Senator Mushahid Hussain...

Uzbek Corporations Can Establish Production Lines in SEZ’s Under CPEC

Federal Minister of Planning and Development, Makhdoom Khusro, recently attended to a business delegation from Uzbekistan. The delegation was led by Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister Elyor Majidovich Ganiyev. While addressing to the delegation, Makhdoom Khusro stressed upon the dire need to establish transport and energy corridors. He further highlighted the importance of this initiative in establishing a...

ML-1 railway track

PC-1 is Ready to Upgrade ML-1 Railway Track Under CPEC

Pakistan Railway has now prepared PC-1 to upgrade ML-1 railway track that connects Peshawar to Karachi. This project is still seeking approval from the Planning Commission. After the approval, the Government will allocate Rs. 50 Billion for this project in the next economic budget. In addition, the railway officials have unveiled that the ML-1 Railway track Project will probably complete in December this...

Multan-Sukkur Motorway

Multan-Sukkur Motorway – A Mega-Project under CPEC

The second phase of CPEC primarily focuses on railway and road developmental projects. Multan-Sukkur Motorway is one of the chief infrastructural projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Reports have stated that this project will become functional by June this year. This project basically falls under the umbrella of the Karachi to Peshawar motorway. It has played a noticeable role in...

China Condemns Claims on CPEC, Lu Kang Says

China has successfully put an end to all speculations. Chinese Foreign ministry clearly stated that 80% of CPEC projects are direct investment projects. Less than 20% of projects comprise of Loan. The spokesperson, Lu Kang, further mentioned CPEC as an effort to boost Pakistan’s Economy. CPEC has significantly improved power supply and infrastructure in Pakistan. Lu Kang briefed about the...

Prime Minister Imran Khan at Second Belt and Road Initiative

Recently Prime Minister Imran Khan has made an appearance in the Second Belt and Road Initiative in China. There, he made an impressive speech to put new ideas in front of the world. He also encouraged the idea of enhancing people-to-people interaction. Apart from that, he stressed on eliminating all the hindrances in this way. The Chinese government also has the same interests and backs all the...

DI Khan-Hakla Motorway Achieves 60% of Completion

CPEC extensively focuses on extending the road network in Pakistan. DI Khan-Hakla motorway project also falls under this China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This project has already achieved 60% of completion. Radio Pakistan narrates that DI Khan-Hakla motorway project will complete in December 2019 with a total cost of 129 billion rupees. The completion of this mega-project will boost trade...

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