Skip to main content

Saudi delegation to visit Pakistan to seek opportunities in CPEC

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/11/c_136745243.htm

Source: Xinhua| 2017-11-11 22:57:46|

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- A high level delegation of Saudi Arabia will visit Pakistan by the end of this month to explore investment opportunities in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), state-run media reported on Saturday.

The state-run Associated Press of Pakistan quoted Nawaf Saeed Al Malikiy, Saudi ambassador to Pakistan, as saying that the Saudi Arabian group, comprising ministers and heads of various divisions, will reach Pakistan during the last week of November.

"A board is coming, comprising different ministries, and Saudi ministry of commerce to exchange ideas relating to investment opportunities in Pakistan in various projects like CPEC, Gawadar Port," the ambassador said.

Appreciating the ongoing defense cooperation between the two countries, Al Malikiy said they would sit with Pakistani side to discuss specific features for investment in Pakistan, and how the two sides can further strengthen bilateral relations and to enhance mutual cooperation in different fields.

Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan's federal minister for Planning, Development, and Reforms, welcomed the interest shown by Saudi Arabia, saying "We will welcome the brotherly Islamic country if they want to be part of CPEC."

Iqbal said Pakistan would also welcome and appreciate any friendly country which desired to participate in the multi-billion gigantic flagship project of the Road and Belt Initiative proposed by China.

Earlier in August this year, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud in Saudi Arabia and assured him of continued cooperation and collaboration to the benefit of both countries.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Balochistan to establish first medical university

https://www.dawn.com/news/1366135

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

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…

China’s 'Digital Silk Road': Pitfalls Among High Hopes

https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/chinas-digital-silk-road-pitfalls-among-high-hopes/


Will information and communication technologies help China realize its Digital Silk Road?By Wenyuan WuNovember 03, 2017In his speech at the opening ceremony of China’s 19th Party Congress, President Xi Jinping depicted China as a model of scientific and harmonious development for developing nations. Xi’s China wants to engage the world through commerce but also through environmental protection and technological advancement. This includes Beijing’s efforts to fight climate change with information and communication technologies (ICTs) that it plans to export along its “One Belt One Road” initiative (OBOR). Xi may have ambitious plans, but could China be throwing up obstacles in its own way?In his speech, the Chinese president emphasized the need to modernize the country’s environmental protections. The Chinese state is taking an “ecological civilization” approach to development and diplomacy, with a natio…