Month: May 2019

CPEC and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

UAE-Based Companies Show Interest to Invest In Gwadar

“UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi on Tuesday said many companies in UAE are keen to invest in Gwadar and they recently visited Pakistan for the purpose. Al-Zaabi called on the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and...

/ May 17, 2019
CPEC and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

US photos showed anti-ship missiles on Iranian boats near Chabahar

“U.S. intelligence photos showed anti-ship missiles on Iranian boats, one of the new Iranian threats that led the U.S. to deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East…. The photos taken by U.S. intelligence showed missiles had been placed aboard small...

/ May 16, 2019
CPEC and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Imran Khan’s Approval Rating Stands at 58 Percent

Despite Pakistan’s economic difficulties, a majority of Pakistanis have a favorable view of Prime Minister Khan.

/ May 16, 2019
CPEC and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

China, India and the Future of U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Munir Akram, the former Pakistani permanent representative to the United Nations writes in DAWN: “America’s new hostility towards Pakistan is due mostly to its emerging global rivalry with China, in which India has been chosen as Washington’s strategic partner whereas...

/ May 12, 2019
CPEC and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Lure of Easy Financing and The Perils of Poor Planning

In the short-term, CPEC has exacerbated Pakistan's macroeconomic imbalances, contributing to a surge in the current account deficit and helping create another boom-bust cycle.

/ May 10, 2019