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26 new CPEC initiatives underway: Chinese envoy

  ABDUL RASHEED AZAD    APR 20TH, 2019    ISLAMABAD Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing said on Friday that to take the bilateral relation between Pakistan and China to the next level, business-to-business (B2B) cooperation and enhanced people-to-people (P2P) contacts should be promoted as a part of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said this while speaking at an event titled ''CPEC 2015-2019: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward,'' jointly organised by Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad, CPEC Economic Forum and Pakistan Institute of Management (PIM). The seminar also marked the fourth anniversary of CPEC agreement between China and Pakistan (20 April 2015). Yao Jing said that as many as 26 new CPEC initiatives are underway. The focus of new CPEC investments will shift from G2G interactions to B2B and P2P cooperation, eventually encouraging the private sector investors from both the countries to play their part especially in the areas

MoU on CPEC group to be finalised tomorrow

Cabinet will also discuss MoU for membership of BRI Administration Cooperation Mechanism Fawad Yousafzai April 22, 2019 Islamabad - The Federal government is likely to finalise the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Joint Working Group of China Pakistan Economic Corridor on Socio Economic Development on Tuesday which will be signed between China and Pakistan this week. The projects to be executed under first phase of CPEC Socio Economic Development Cooperation have been shortlisted and a MOU in this regard will be finalised on Tuesday, official source told The Nation here Sunday. _The Federal cabinet that is scheduled to meet here Tuesday will approve the MOU to be signed between China International Development Cooperation Agency and Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms on Implementation of the Projects under Joint Working Group of China Pakistan Economic Corridor on Socio Economic Development. The Chinese experts group had recently concluded a 12 days tour to Pakistan w

Germany: BNM campaign highlight the serious human rights issue of Balochistan

2019-04-21 *(Current Balochistan)*   BNM - Germany Zone arranged a protest demonstration on 20th April in Hannover city of Lower Saxony, Germany. An awareness campaign was also conducted to aware the locals about the grim human rights situation of Balochistan.    Same day, Amnesty International organized an awareness campaign in assistance by BNM in Münster, Germany.    It has been the norms to violate all possible rights of the civilians by Pakistani forces in Balochistan. Thousands of Baloch are imprisoned in secret torture cells of the Pakistani establishment where they are being inhumanly tortured round the clock. Thousands of civilians have also been killed in custody and many were killed and dumped by the forces.    Furthermore, the families of the victims of enforced disappearances have been protesting from the platform of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons for more than a decade now, but to no success as the government and their officials are unable to do anything on th

Pakistani Security forces disappeared women and children From Awaran.

21'Apr 2019 *(Current Balochistan)* According to updates, Personnel of Pakistani security forces in various vehicles sieged Peerandar an area of Awaran, & forcefully disappeared Shahnaaz, her father Abdul Hai, her son Farhad. Forces also abducted another woman Sanam, her 5 years old son Mallen, newly born daughter Mahdem, her mother-in-law Naazal & her 10 years old brother-in-law Ijaz and shift them to an unknown Location. According to Baloch human rights Organisations, at least 25000 people are missing from Balochistan including women that number 500 to1000. Baloch leader, Dr. Allah Nazar Baloch, also posted a tweet on his offical twitter account. Pakistan's transgressions continue unabated: army abducted elderly Abdul Hayee, his daughter Shahnaz, her one year old son Farhad and a girl Sanam, another woman Nazal & her 10 years old son Ijaz & a newborn girl Mahdem from Pirandar Awaran this