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BLA accepts responsibility for Khuzdar, Quetta and Kalat attacks

Source: Telegram, Hakkal The freedom fighters of Baloch Liberation Army targeted employees of an exploitative company working on China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The vehicle of this company was targeted with an IED when it was travelling with a convoy of Pakistani military. At least four employees of the exploitative company and two personnel of Pakistani military were injured in today’s attack. The aforementioned company is working on projects related to the exploitative CPEC in Khuzdar. Baloch Liberation Aemy warns all such companies to refrain from being part of occupier’s exploitative projects in Balochistan. These projects are used to exploit Baloch resources and further oppress the Baloch nation. BLA also accepts responsibility for hand grenade attacks in Quetta and Kalat.  On 23rd February BLA freedom fighters targeted undercover agents of Pakistani intelligence agencies in Quetta. Under the disguise of hairdressers these state agents were working to collect intelligence and pr

Gwadar and CPEC development work speed up

National Tariq Moin Siddiqui March 01, 2021 KARACHI: Work on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor continues unabated even during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, several CPEC projects for Gwadar Port City have been completed ahead of time. On...   KARACHI: Work on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor continues unabated even during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, several CPEC projects for Gwadar Port City have been completed ahead of time. On a recent visit to Gwadar, besides meeting with members of Gwadar Business Club from cities across the country, a group of journalists had a detailed discussion with the Chairman of China Overseas Port Handling Company, Zhang Baozhong. The meeting was arranged by Mahmood Ahmad Khan, Senior Executive Member, Gwadar Business Club. Outlining his green employment plan, Zhang Baozhong said the Gwadar Port and CPEC projects will not only benefit Pakistan and China but also other regional countries, including the landlocked Central Asian States as well. He

Gilgit-Baltistan neglected by Imran Khan despite being a gateway to CPEC

Pak PM Imran Khan While  Imran Khan  looks excited over China- Pakistan  Economic Corridor (CPEC), Gilgit-Baltistan, also known as the Gateway to CPEC, continues to remain neglected as the Prime Minister siphoned off allotted cash and projects to other regions. According to an article titled 'The Gateway to the China- Pakistan  Economic Corridor Is Closing' by Michael Rubin published in The  National  Interest, while the CPEC has saddled  Pakistan  with debt, it has not lived up to its ambitions, leaving Pakistan to face the inevitability of mortgaging sovereignty further to China or international financial institutions. While the inclusion of Gilgit-Baltistan into Pakistan is illegal, the region, which is touted as the 'Gateway to CPEC', has become the symbol of CPEC's "false promises to the already neglected region". According to The  National  Interest, while Gilgit is geographically essential to CPEC's success and Pakistani authorities pledged deve