Saturday, 24 August 2019

Tag Archives: China-Pakistan

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

BEIJING: Pakistan and China have agreed to expedite implementation of Gwadar projects, particularly development of Gwadar social sector projects. The agreement came during meetings of Joint Working Groups of Gwadar and Planning via video conference in Islamabad. The meetings were co-chaired by Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hassan and ...

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China will continue to support Pakistan in economic development: Hua Chunying

BEIJING: China will continue to offer assistance and support to Pakistan in its economic and social development. This was stated by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, while responding to a question during regular press conference in Beijing. Regarding recently concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China, the ...

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China, Pakistan extend currency swap agreement

BEIJING: China has increased the size of a currency swap agreement with Pakistan by 10 billion yuan ($1.57 billion), two sources of SBP said on Thursday, with cash earmarked for boosting fast-depleting foreign currency reserves. Two State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) sources told Reuters that the currency swap agreement between ...

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China agrees to increase Pakistani exports

BEIJING: China has agreed to address the major concerns of Pakistan regarding preference erosion for Pakistani exports and meaningful market access during the 8th meeting of second phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) held in Beijing. Showing concerns over the growing trade imbalance between both the countries, Pakistan shared ...

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China, Pakistan agree to work together for national security

BEIJING: Pakistan and China have agreed to work together for defence and regional security. Later, at a joint talk with media, Pakistani Foreign Minister said the two countries agreed that solution of the Afghan problem has to be a fundamentally political solution and that there is no military solution to ...

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World should recognise 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 spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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China to make extra $8.5 billion investments in Pakistan

LONDON: The government has secured an additional $8.5 billion of investment from Beijing as part of the countries’ joint energy, transport and infrastructure plan, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said. That is on top of the $46-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, which focuses on road building and energy infrastructure to ...

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Start of trade through CPEC excites businessmen

LAHORE – Following the start of trade through Gwadar Port under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the business community, while showing its excitement, has said the dream has come true and the country has taken a giant leap towards economic stability. Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) President ...

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