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CPEC will leave thousands jobless in Gilgit Baltistan: Analyst

The CPEC phenomenon once again illustrates how human rights and environmental protection fades away in the face of hard cash.By ANI | Aug 03, 2019, 03.42 PM ISTAgenciesThe CPEC is a multi-billion dollar development project linking China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.The much-publicised China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not only put Pakistan in China's colossal debt-trap, but it will also render more than 10,000 people of Gilgit Baltistan jobless due to the massive influx of Chinese working hand, said Yoana Barakova, a research analyst ay European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS).The CPEC is a multi-billion dollar development project, with a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.ADVERTISEMENT
It enters Pakistan from Gilgit Baltistan, a disputed region which was p…