Skip to main content

Mushahid Hussain rejects rumours China will occupy Pakistan through CPEC

Senators says less than 20,000 Chinese nationals are working in Pakistan'Some elements spreading rumours due to shift of balance of power from West to East'


by Mahmood Idrees | Published on November 28, 2017 (Edited November 28, 2017) 🔗

ISLAMABAD – Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has rejected the impression that China will make Pakistan its colony through the ongoing multi-billion dollar project, China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

The senator was speaking at the third CPEC media forum in the capital city. He clarified that less than 20,000 Chinese nationals were working in Pakistan.

He said that China and its companies were running 300 projects in the country, adding that 9,000 Chinese were working on CPEC related projects and around 10,000 on non-CPEC.

Dawn News quoted the Senator as saying “The fact is no country is willing to invest in Pakistan the way China has been doing. Moreover, China has made investments across the country without differentiation of provinces and its people”.

Some elements are spreading rumours that China will dominate the country through the CPEC, Sayed said, adding that such tactics were being used due to the shift of balance of power from West to East with the emergence of China as a global power.

“China has pulled out 700 million people from below poverty to above poverty line. Moreover, Beijing has never shown aggression against any country,” he said.

Talking about US official’s statement that CPEC was passing through a disputed territory, the Senator said that the Pakistan had built Mangla Dam in the same area with the contribution of American some 50 years ago.

The fact is Gwadar Port has become functional just because of China and coal-run and other power plants are contributing 4,000MW of electricity to the national grid system. Within 10 years, a number of small industries will be shifted from China and Pakistan should grab the opportunity to have the industrial units. We can also utilise other opportunities,” Dawn News quoted the minister.

Earlier, the media forum was inaugurated by Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing on Monday. He said that CPEC was a major priority of his leaders, adding that he would struggle hard to realize it.


Popular posts from this blog

CPEC Jobs in Pakistan, salary details

JOBS...نوکریاں چائنہ کمپنی میںPlease help the deserving persons...Salary:Salary package in China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in these 300,000 jobs shall be on daily wages. The details of the daily wages are as follows;Welder: Rs. 1,700 dailyHeavy Duty Driver: Rs. 1,700 dailyMason: Rs. 1,500 dailyHelper: Rs. 850 dailyElectrician: Rs. 1,700 dailySurveyor: Rs. 2,500 dailySecurity Guard: Rs. 1,600 dailyBulldozer operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyConcrete mixer machine operator: Rs. 2,000 dailyRoller operator: Rs. 2,000 dailySteel fixer: Rs. 2,200 dailyIron Shuttering fixer: Rs. 1,800 dailyAccount clerk: Rs. 2,200 dailyCarpenter: Rs. 1,700 dailyLight duty driver: Rs. 1,700 dailyLabour: Rs. 900 dailyPara Engine mechanic: Rs. 1,700 dailyPipe fitter: Rs. 1,700 dailyStorekeeper: Rs. 1,700 dailyOffice boy: Rs. 1,200 dailyExcavator operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyShovel operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyComputer operator: Rs. 2,200 dailySecurity Supervisor: Rs. 2,200 dailyCook for Chinese food: Rs. 2,000 dailyCook…

Balochistan to establish first medical university

The Newspaper's Staff CorrespondentOctober 25, 2017QUETTA: The provincial cabinet on Tuesday approved the draft for establishing a medical university in Balochistan.Health minister Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch made the announcement while speaking at a press conference after a cabinet meeting.“The cabinet has approved the draft of the medical university which would be presented in the current session of the Balochistan Assembly,” he said, adding with the assembly’s approval the Bolan Medical College would be converted into a medical university.Published in Dawn, October 25th, 2017

Germany’s Siemens sets up Belt and Road office in Beijing
Germany’s Siemens sets up Belt and Road office in Beijingby Janne Suokas Mar 23, 2018 15:20 TRADEINVESTMENTBELT AND ROAD INITIATIVEGerman industrial and engineering group Siemens will set up a Belt and Road office in Beijing. surberFlickrCC BY 2.0
German industrial and engineering group Siemens will set up an office in Beijing to boost international cooperation under China’s Belt and Road initiative, the company said on Friday.The move will help strengthen Siemens’ cooperation with Chinese and international companies and expand business opportunities brought about by the Belt and Road initiative, according to the company’s statement.The Belt and Road initiative is China’s ambitious project to boost trade and infrastructure investment in more than 65 countries along the ancient Silk Road trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa.Siemens said it had already partnered with hundreds of Chinese companies in overse…