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Naela Quadri lecture at Manipal University

Special Lecture on GENOCIDE IN BALOCHISTAN BY PAKISTAN AND ITS IMPLICATIONS By Prof. Naela Quadri Baloch February 15, 2017Geopolitics & International Relations Manipal university

Youth exchange programme educates students on development of Gwadar   By:  Shoaib Hashmi   15-Feb-17 QUETTA :  A delegation comprising of 230 students and teachers of Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Lasbela Educational Institutions visited Gwadar on Wednesday. On arrival at Gwadar, the delegation was received by representatives of the army, civil administration and students of local colleges. The visiting dignitaries were given a detailed briefing on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), development of Gwadar port and different projects by Gwadar Port Authorities and Gwadar Development Authorities. Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz also had an interactive session with the students and clarified their queries. He also participated in a peace walk along with students organised by the locals and later hosted a dinner in the honour of visiting delegation. The initiative of the Youth Exchange Programme was launched in 2015 with the aim to create harmony a

FORCE OF 2600 PERSONNEL TO BE SET UP FOR CPEC SECURITY Pervez Khattak says Rs96mn will be spent on raising the force. File Photo 07:46 PM, 15 Feb, 2017   0 The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to set up a force comprising two thousand and six hundred personnel for security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Swat Motorway. Chairing a meeting in Peshawar this evening, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said ninety six million rupees will be spent on raising the force. He also directed to prepare PC-I for establishing CPEC Coordination Unit, which will coordinate in all CPEC relating activities

Sindh ignored in CPEC: Fazalullah Qureshi February 16, 2017 SUKKUR : A one-day seminar on “Geographical Importance of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its Impact on the Economy of Pakistan” was organised by the Department of Geography, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur , here on Wednesday. While addressing, former Federal Secretary Fazalullah Qureshi said that CPEC was a breakthrough for Pakistan and China. “After the Afghan war, it was the need of the hour to build new alliances and corridors,” he said. “India has hegemony over the Indian Ocean.” He claimed: “Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was the pioneer of Pak-China relations. He had put forward various development projects, including the Kohat Tunnel, Indus Highway, Saindak Project, but due to political biases these projects suffered.” He said: “Gwadar is a strategic port because China is competing with the US. India has its ambitions to become the world power. China is our best f

Naela Quadri: Meeting Sunday in Vadodra

A meeting is being organised by Janab Mazdak Baloch and Prof. Naela Baloch which will be held at Baroda Hall, Opp. M.E.S. high school, Yakutpura, Baroda( Vadodra ) after 2 p.m. on Sunday, 19-02-2017.                                                                                               All members of Baloch/Makrani community are invited and requested to positively attend the meeting and prove our unity and solidarity.                                                                                                                    IRSHAD BALOCH                                              CHHOTA UDEPUR                                                  📞089802786

China to establish 4 new museums along CPEC route February 15, 2017, 1:06 pm China has agreed to establish four museums in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Radio Pakistan reported.    Official sources told our Peshawar correspondent that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Archaeology and Museum Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Cultural Bureau of Shanxi province of China for this purpose. The museums will be established along the route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The sources said the museums will also have libraries and other necessary facilities

President says CPEC to generate enormous opportunities of progress February 15, 2017 Print :  Islamabad Addresses 32nd medal and prize distribution ceremony of FBISE Islamabad President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would generate enormous opportunities of progress and called upon the nation to equip themselves with modern education and skills to take maximum benefit from the mega project. Addressing at the 32nd medal and prize distribution ceremony of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) the president said CPEC was a project with a potential of bright fortune for Pakistan and the region. President Mamnoon said nations seldom get a chance that guarantees their prosperity adding that CPEC could be definitely termed as a game changer for Pakistan. He emphasised dedication and hard work to achieve positive results from this project. He said once a stone-age world had now tra

LNG supply: Gwadar terminal, pipeline project stuck on paper By  Zafar Bhutta Published: February 14, 20 ISLAMABAD :  Though more than one and a half year is gone, the $2-billion Gwadar-Nawabshah liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and pipeline project still remains on paper, upsetting China that has been waiting to kick off work on the scheme. Of late, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is also getting desperate and wants to ink a commercial agreement with China, an official says. The project file is going from one ministry to another. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has also not yet given the go-ahead to the commercial agreement, although the price negotiating committee finalised terms and conditions of it several months ago. FO has ‘no objection’ to LPG deal with Russia firm A framework agreement was signed between Pakistan and China on April 20, 2015 for developing the Gwadar-Nawabshah LNG terminal and