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Belt and Road Initiative: Investing the history of Gwadar port

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2017-05-10 10:25 CGTN Editor: Liang MeichenConsidered a crucial link on the Belt and Road, Gwadar Port in southern Pakistan features prominently in China and Pakistan Economic Corridor plan. Following the completion of phase II, Gwadar will have 13 berths and be capable of holding a 200,000 dead-weight-ton of vessel. The Strait of Malacha provides China with the shortest maritime access to Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Approximately 80% of its energy imports from the Middle East uses this channel

Whither the U.S.: Nuclear War or New Silk Road?

Dennis Speed: In June 1996, our keynote speaker appeared in Beijing at a conference which discussed the concept of the New Silk Road. She, and her husband Lyndon LaRouche, had designed—a bit earlier than that conference, starting in 1989—a concept of development and peace that would unify East and West. It had other names earlier—the European Triangle was one such name, and then later it was extended to Asia as the Eurasian Land-Bridge. A fight to make that concept real was begun at that time. During the period between June 1996 and January/February 1997, she was given the name the “Silk Road Lady.” At the end of 2014, a new report and a new evaluation was supplied by the Schiller Institute and published by Executive Intelligence Review; it was called “The New Silk Road Becomes the World Land-Bridge.” In this time of great turmoil, the capacity to concentrate and to focus on what the true goals of mankind and mankind’s future are, is of utmost importance. It is specifically important …

Who is going to OBOR Conference in China

Argentinean President Mauricio Macri,
- Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko
- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet
- Czech President Milos Zeman
- Indonesian President Joko Widodo
- Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
- Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit
- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
- Russian President Vladimir Putin
- Swiss President Doris Leuthard
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
- Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev
- Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang
- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen
- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn
- Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama
- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban
- Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni
- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak
- Mongolian Prime Minister Jargaltulga Erdenebat
- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi
- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
- Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo
- Serbian Prime Minister Ale…

Work on connecting China with Gwadar cost 88 lives

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CPEC framework enters into comprehensive implementation stage: Beijing

May 10, 2017BEIJING - President of China Communications Construction Company Liu Qitao said here on Tuesday that construction work from Xinjiang to Gwadar cost the lives about 88 company’s staff members.Addressing a news conference, he said the company spent 10 years to construct the road link between the two countries.“Over 88 Chinese staff died from natural disasters during the construction process. There is a senior Pakistani citizen who devoted himself to take care of our heroes graves all year round and he keeps doing this even now.”More than 15 million people benefit from China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, he said.Take Gwadar Port as an example, it used to be a small fishing village before this programme, but now it’s transforming and upgrading into a unification of port and park, he added.In the near future, Gwadar Por…

CPEC not to change our position on Kashmir: China

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/05/10/cpec-not-to-change-our-position-on-kashmir-china/



National6 HOURS AGO BY APPFO spokesperson hopes Pakistan, India to address Kashmir properly through dialogueChina on Tuesday emphasised that building of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was progressing very smoothly and it has entered into stage of comprehensive implementation.“The building of the corridor is progressing very smoothly and it has entered into stage of comprehensive implementation,” China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Geng Shuang said during a regular press briefing here.When asked to share progress on the energy projects being completed under the CPEC to overcome electricity shortage in Pakistan, he said that 11 out of 17 projects planned in the field of energy have been put into construction. The completion of energy-related programmes would greatly provide relief to the people, he said.Responding to a question, he said that China’s promotion of the CPE…

DUET to organise seminar on CPEC

By:   PPI
09-May-17KARACHI: Dawood University of Engineering & Technology (DUET) is organizing a seminar on awareness of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its relevant opportunities and challenges particularly for the province of Sindh on May 10, 2017.A number of informative presentations with the topic of CPEC and mineral development in Sindh, CPEC infrastructure and energy sector development for Sindh, job openings under CPEC, water resources for CPEC, set of technical and vocational skills required for CPEC projects, SAP in relation with CPEC, relating SAP with upcoming CPEC mega projects and resources required for skilled manpower and work ethics will be delivered and recommendations will be presented

Gwadar Port to have implications for US, Gulf too:ex-Pak envoy

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WASHINGTON, PRESS TRUST OF INDIA,More...AAPakistan's strategic Gwadar Port, being developed by China under a USD 46 billion economic corridor initiative, will have implications not only for India but also for the US, Iran and Gulf region, a former Pakistani envoy to the US has said."If China is going to take care of this or have its military and naval presence in Gwadar, its implications won't be just about India. It will also put them at the mouth of the Gulf. It will have implications for Iran, it will have implications for the Gulf, other countries. It will have implications for the US and its supply of oil and other trade with the Gulf countries," former Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has said. Haqqani said that Gwadar was always being conceived by Islamabad as a strategic military base.The China-Pakistan Economic …