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Fifth Belt and Road Summit: Highlighting post-COVID economy and SE Asian Cooperation

30-11-2020: Fifth Belt and Road summit jointly organized by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Hong Kong Trade Development Council started on 30th November. It was a two-day event (30th November and 1st December) being held online this year and it included project pitching sessions, one-to-one business matching meetings, a virtual exhibition and plenary sessions bringing together some 80 ministerial officers and business leaders from countries and regions along and beyond the Belt and Road. http://www.beltandroadsummit.hk/pdf/press_releases/BnR_2020 Opening_Press%20Release_EN_1130.pdf

China Belt and Road Projects Value Now Exceeds US$4 Trillion: Silk Road Briefing

25-11-2020: According to data provider Refinitiv, in the first quarter of 2020, the value of belt and road projects exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time. Among these 1590 projects valued at US$1.9 trillion were BRI projects while 1574 other projects with a combined value of US$2.1 trillion were classified as projects with Chinese involvement. https://www.silkroadbriefing.com/news/2020/11/25/china-belt-and-roadprojects-value-now-exceeds-us4-trillion/

Belt and Road projects still holding up, says China

20-11-2020: Chinese Foreign Ministry says that major projects of Belt and Road are progressing smoothly in parts of Laos, Pakistan, Indonesia and Europe and that goods carried on China-Europe freight trains has jumped, partly because of 60,000 tonnes of medical supplies sent to deal with the coronavirus. https://www.asiatimesfinancial.com/belt-and-road-projects-still-holding-upsays-china

CPEC new ray of hope for irrigation project in Pakistan

24-11-2020: DI Khan Agriculture University Expert Dr. Shoaib said the project could lift people in four to five districts of K-P from extreme poverty to an unprecedented level of prosperity. If the Chashma Right Bank Canal (CRBC) lift canal project is executed, these poverty-stricken people will become millionaires in a matter of days, Shoaib commented. https://southasiamonitor.org/china-watch/cpec-new-ray-hope-irrigationproject-pakistan

KPK Minister calls for promoting corporate agriculture farming system under CPEC

24-11-2020: Khyber...

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