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Pro-US Pak GHQ Navy officers delay CPEC projects, China livid

This has brought to the fore the secretly discussed issue of surrender of Pakistan’s autonomy to China by both the civilian government and GHQ, Rawalpindi.   New Delhi:  In what is being seen as a stand taken by the pro-American group in the Pakistan military against the “surrender” of the country’s strategic interest to China, Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Coast Guard have refused to vacate land that has been promised to Chinese companies by Pakistan’s civilian authorities and generals of GHQ, Rawalpindi for CPEC projects. This has brought to the fore the well-hidden but secretly discussed issue among the members of the Pakistan military over what they call the “surrender” of Pakistan’s autonomy to China by both the civilian government and GHQ, Rawalpindi. This refusal by the Pakistan Navy and the Coast Guard to vacate land in the Gwadar area and hand it over to Chinese companies that are stationed there for projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has slowed down the

Planning ministry ‘can’t manage CPEC’

Special committee report to Senate says ministry lacks vision Rizwan Shehzad  |  March 20, 2021     In second phase of CPEC, there is high focus on social development and projects that are closer to the masses such as health and education. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The Senate Special Committee on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has apprised the upper house of parliament that the planning, development and special initiatives ministry does not have the capacity to coordinate and manage projects like CPEC. The committee states in a report that the ministry clearly lacks vision and critical thinking as an institution, adding that several lapses in the project due to mismanagement and lack of strategic planning were pointed out in the last two-and-a-half years. “The ministry did not have the capacity to coordinate and manage a huge project like CPEC,” Committee Convener Senator Sherry Rehman stated in the report submitted before the house in the session held before the elections of