Beijing: China has declined to continue cooperation in the sectors of energy, water management, and climate change in the ambit of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), indicating a strain in the longstanding alliance between the two nations, The Express Tribune reported citing 11th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting for the CPEC.
Karachi: The convoy of Chinese engineers working on the Beijing-financed Gwadar Port in Pakistan was attacked by Majeed Brigade, the suicide squad belonging to the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), Associated Press reported on Sunday.
Islamabad: Pakistan is witnessing widespread protests from Gilgit-Baltistan in the north to Gwadar port city in the south with people expressing discontent over the regime, media reports said.
Gwadar: Tens of thousands of protesters, including women and children, blocked an expressway leading to Gwadar port on Sunday as they claimed that the government has failed to meet a Nov 20 deadline to implement their demands.
Islamabad: The Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CCoCPEC) has found the Gwadar port marketing plan prepared by Chinese operators as unsatisfactory.
The Consulate General of China in Karachi has said five Chinese vessels have sought shelter from the monsoon of the Indian Ocean at Gwadar Anchorage, media reports said.
A large number of fishermen in Pakistan's Gwadar region recently demonstrated against the federal government for granting Chinese trawlers fishing rights in Gwadar by issuing them licences, media reports said.
Beijing: Pakistani authorities are planning to fence off the entire 24-square-kilometer area surrounding the Gwadar seaport, which is located in Balochistan, to secure what they call the “crown jewel” of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), media reports said.
Islamabad: A Senate panel on Thursday was taken aback when a federal secretary in Pakistan declared that the contract governing affairs of the Gwadar port was “confidential”, media reports said.