CPEC, BRI and China Bulletin INSTITUTE OF PEACE AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES Building Bridges Through An Informed Dialogue September 2019.


CPEC manifestation of Pak-China economic relations: Hafeez

07-09-2019: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Friday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was the main focus of government as it was manifestation of the country's close economic relations with its great neighbour China. He was talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, who called on him, according to a ministry press release. https://nation.com.pk/07-Sep-2019/cpec-manifestation-of-pak-china-economicrelations-hafeez

Pakistan to waive off visa fees of Chinese CPEC workers

07-09-2019: The Pakistan government is set to waive off $257,692 visa fees of 2,511 Chinese nationals working on development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC .The waiver would be a one-time dispensation to Chinese nationals to change their visit visas into work visas in Pakistan free of charge. https://www.khaleejtimes.com/international/pakistan/pakistan-to-waive-off-visa-feesof-these-nationals-working-for-cpec-projects

Progress on CPEC very much on schedule: Chinese envoy

12-09-2019: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing has brushed aside the perception that work on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has slowed down, saying that progress on the project was very much on schedule. He was talking to media persons during the two-day international conference on Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Tran-Regional Integration organised by the Area Study Centre, Russia, China and Central Asia. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/525356-progress-on-cpec-very-much-on-schedulechinese-envoy

Pakistani PM asks for brisk completion of CPEC's special economic zones

18-09-2019: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed fast completion of the infrastructural work on the special economic zones (SEZs) under the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Prime Minister Office said in a statement.The prime minister chaired a meeting here in which he was briefed about the rich potential of the SEZs to attract foreign direct investment by industrialization in the allocated zones which will be set up in all provinces of the country. http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-09/18/c_138399355.htm

Laws for special economic zones under CPEC being revisited

26-09-2019: The government is revisiting laws pertaining to special economic zones (SEZs) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to fix deficiencies...

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