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Gwadar Port to play key role in dev, prosperity of region

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Delegation of PCJCCI calls on PresidentOur CorrespondentIslamabadPresident Mamnoon Hussain said that road network of Pak-China Economic Corridor will soon be completed which will join together different regions of the world. He added that full-fledged activities will start at the Gwadar Port in the near future and which will play an important role in the development and prosperity of the region.
The President said this while talking to a delegation of Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. He stated that meeting with the Chinese friends is always a matter of great pleasure.
He underlined that both countries are true and sincere friends, with convergence of views regarding progress and prosperity of the region and fully support each other on various issues at the international forums.
He emphasized that Pak-China friendship will continue for…

CPEC routes will connect different regions: Mamnoon

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National10 HOURS AGO BY APP
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said that the road network under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would soon be completed and would join different regions of the world.Talking to a delegation of Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president said that full-fledged activities would commence at the Gwadar Port in near future, which would play an important role in the development and prosperity of the region.The president also said that a meeting with the Chinese friends was always a matter of great pleasure. He underlined that both countries were true and sincere friends, with a convergence of views regarding progress and prosperity of the region, and fully supported each other on various issues at the international forums.He emphasised that Pak-China friendship would continue for generations, adding that security…

Balochistan FC thwart ‘major terror bid’ in Zhob, says ISPR

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National18 SECONDS AGO BY NEWS DESK
Security forces have foiled a ‘major terror’ bid in Pashtun-dominated Zhob area of Balochistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in press release on Wednesday.“Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan averted major terrorism attempt through successful intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Zhob, it said in a statement.The statement said, “Six IEDs planted on the N-50 national highway near Zhob were traced and neutralised.”In a separate incident, FC troops apprehended an illegal arms dealer in the Sui area. Explosives, detonators, weapons and ammunition were recovered from his possession.Following attacks, law enforcement agencies have stepped up raids in the violence-stricken province. Operations are also routinely conducted under the umbrella of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad

BALOCHISTAN ACTIVISTS ACCUSE LONDON MAYOR OF CENSORSHIP

https://www.easterneye.eu/balochistan-activists-accuse-london-mayor-censorship/

December 13, 2017
By Sairah MasudLONDON mayor Sadiq Khan has been criticised over his office banning an ad campaign relating to a conflict-ridden region in Pakistan.The #FreeBalochistan adverts were displayed on London taxis and buses to highlight alleged “war crimes and human rights abuses”, but were later removed by Transport for London (TfL) for allegedly breaching advertising guidelines.Peter Tatchell, a human rights activist who helped organise the campaign, told Eastern Eye that the ban was an attack on freedom of expression. He accused TfL of allowing a foreign government to “dictate” the adverts it carries.“Transport for London was wrong to bow to ‘demands’ by the Pakistan government to block these human rights adverts. Pakistan is seeking to ‘impose in Britain the same censorship’ about Balochistan that it imposes inside Pakistan,” Tatchell said.“The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled t…