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Energy projects under CPEC: Financial lifeline for Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen | Pakistan’s energy crisis, emanating from a significant gap between generation and supply became acute in the 1990s. By 2006, the gap...

Raheel Sharif arrives with IMCTC delegation ahead of MBS visit

News Desk | A delegation of Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), spearheaded by former Pakistan Army chief and international power figure General (retd) Raheel...

Players’ Skewed Maps complicate Eurasia’s 21st Century Great Game – Dr....

Dr. James M Dorsey | The United States and China are playing Eurasia’s 21st-century Great Game from different but equally skewed maps. While the US...

NLC & CPEC: A partnership of progress

News Desk | Logistics has become an enormously important component of the gross domestic product (GDP) of industrialized nations. The same is true for Pakistan...

China: Using soft power to conquer the world – Dr. Zafar...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | China has been pursuing an ambitious economic agenda without flexing its military muscle in its neighbourhood and worldwide. Instead of...

Case of IOK: A valley of death and destruction

Dr. Zeeshan Khan | In September 2018, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi took the floor at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and made a...

Stepped up US military posture in the Gulf threatens Indian hopes...

James M. Dorsey | The arrival of the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier group in the Gulf to deter Iran from further testing ballistic...

NAB investigates motorway contracts: Another headache for Nawaz & Co?

News Desk | The National Accountability Bureau, after ascertaining the irregularities in the award of Rs 148 billion motorway project during the inquiry, has decided...

Pakistan must ‘save’ CPEC before its too late

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a promising project. Therefore, the people of Pakistan appreciate it and are optimistic about its...

Rupee Devaluation: Was the State Bank’s Independent policy the cause?

News Desk | Rupee Devaluation: Was the State Bank's autonomous policy the cause? PM Khan in an interview with TV Talkshow personalities has stated that the...

Pepsi and Coca Cola pouring $1.4 billion into Pakistan

News Desk | Pepsi and Coca-Cola are set to invest $1.4 billion in Pakistan in coming years, a statement from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s office...

Xinjiang: Where its a crime to practice Islam

James M. Dorsey | A list of 26 predominantly Muslim countries considered sensitive by China reflects Chinese concerns that they could reinforce religious sentiment among...

Regional connectivity vital for prosperity – Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as its flagship project, have connected Pakistan...

Pak-China Relations weathered yet another storm

Taimur Khan | On September 17, 2018, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa commenced his three-day official visit to China. The...

Will Imran’s Gulf Yatra means serious compromises?

Khurram Minhas | In Indian politics ‘Yatra’ refers to political struggle and robust campaigning for political objectives. Political parties or politicians use ‘Yatra’ as a...

Pak-Saudi bilateral ties: The tale of long standing cordial relations

Merwah Qureshi | Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) both have been enjoying cordial relations ever since the inception of Pakistan. Their strong bond...

Frontline: PM Khan & COAS in Quetta to discuss security situation

News Analysis | Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday reached Quetta in order to evaluate...

Pakistani companies explore business opportunities in Azerbaijan!

News Desk | Pakistan is trying to increase its trade opportunities across the world, which will help to improve its current account situation and bring...

Govt Press Conference: KSA, CPEC & the acts of Previous Regimes

News Analysis | The PTI-led coalition government on Tuesday clarified that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would not be a third-strategic partner under China-Pakistan Economic...

Is KSA’s inclusion in CPEC an answer to Pakistan’s economic crises?

News Analysis | Pakistan has struck a $10 billion deal with and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after taking the Chinese authorities in confidence over the...

Saudi Arabia to become third partner in CPEC but what about...

News Analysis | Pakistan has taken China into confidence over Saudi Arabia, Pakistan’s ally and a brotherly country, joining the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

Pakistan completely rejects Financial Times story; assures China of cooperation

News Analysis | Dr. Mohammad Faisal, spokesperson Foreign Office Pakistan, has categorically rejected the story published in a British Newspaper regarding Pakistan’s intention to review...

Is Western Media trying to make CPEC controversial?

News Analysis | A report in the UK daily, the Financial Times, has raised new controversy about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Some government officials...

Opening shots of the new cold war? Pompeo’s back to back...

News Analysis | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis are expected to arrive in New Delhi on September 6 (today)...

No to IMF bail out – Farid A Malik

Dr. Farid A Malik | Since the late 1980s, Pakistan has availed 12 IMF bail-out packages with disastrous results. Now a 13th package is being...

Pakistan at a crossroads as Imran Khan is sworn in -James...

James M. Dorsey | Criticism of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering and terrorism finance regime by the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) is likely to...

The Uyghur militant threat: China cracks down and mulls policy changes

James M. Dorsey | China, responding to United Nations criticism, academic and media reports, and an embarrassing court case in Kazakhstan, has come closer to...

Fault is not in our stars but in ourselves

Bushra Zafar | The fledgling democracy of Pakistan is on the cusp of transition; for the first time institutions are vying for right-sizing. The leaders...

IMF bailout on the cards for Pakistan’s next government: analysts

AFP | Pakistan's next government, to be chosen in a July 25 election, faces growing fears of a balance of payments crisis with speculation it...

100 iconic London buses covered with banners of “Prosperous Pakistan #Pak...

News Desk | In a bid to showcase the rising economic prospects of Pakistan, a private investment group has launched “Prosperous Pakistan” campaign on London’s...

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