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Gwadar: A Rich History

Early History Meaning “Door of Wind” in Balochi Gwadar has had a long and illustrious history with a wide cultural variety of inhabitants. The region...

What to Expect from CPEC looking at the Chinese experience in Africa

Pakistan-Wary of Foreign Involvement The CPEC has brought with it its fair share of skeptics; people who have voiced doubts over whether the CPEC will...

CPEC: The Antidote to lack of Regional Integration in South Asia

The Integration Deficit Despite a whopping 1.7 billion (almost one fourth of the global population) in population and an average economic growth per annum of...

A Beginner’s Guide to the CPEC

What is CPEC? With mammoth Chinese investment coming into Pakistan there is much confusion surrounding what the CPEC actually is. The Ministry for Planning, Development...

CPEC Will Also Be A Game Changer For Central Asian States

Induction It was in late 2013 at the local Nazarbayev University in the Kazakh capital of Astana that Chinese President Xi Jinping touched upon the...

The Auxiliary Benefits of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Introduction On the face of it the CPEC seems to be a project with three pillars: connectivity, energy and industrial collaboration. However one must delve...

CPEC: Another East India Company?

The Colonial Experience A common anecdote about the British Raj is that the sun never set on the British Empire because even God didn’t trust...

CPEC’s Effect On Load Shedding

Promises to Keep The PML(N) government cruised to victory in the 2013 general elections with a slogan of “Roshan Pakistan”. The catchphrase was a direct...

The Battle For South Asian Supremacy; Gwadar vs Chabahar

The Indian Foray With its fast growing economy and a vision for tapping into the Central Asian market, Delhi has earmarked funds amounting to $85...

Karachi’s Ports: Lessons for Gwadar

Early History & Development Known by the Ancient Greek name of Krokola when Alexander the Great camped there and later Debal from where Muhammad bin...

CPEC: A boon for the tourism industry

Whilst there is an air of general optimism (and some misguided skepticism) surrounding the CPEC, what the general populace is perhaps not cognizant of...

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CPEC Sea Routes Protection – China grants 2 Ships to Pakistan

The Chinese and Pakistani governments and navies have been working closely in order to maintain the land and route security of CPEC....

Free Coronavirus Vaccine Provision in Pakistan – April 2021

The Coronavirus Immunization Drive will begin in April 2021 and the Government of Pakistan planning to provide the vaccine free of cost....

Electronic Voting System to be Introduced for 2023 General Elections

On 17th November, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced his plans to make the general election fair by introducing electronic voting in the...

SECP’s New Investor Outreach Initiative – Online Accounts

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has taken a new initiative to attract more Overseas Pakistanis to the country’s capital...