Sunday, January 17, 2021

China, Pakistan Vow To Protect CPEC Projects, Gwadar Port Amid Regional Flare-Up

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has expressed Islamabad’s unwavering commitment to ensure effective security and successful completion of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects.

China Livid With Pakistan Over ‘Fake Claims’ of Bride Trafficking

Ijaz Ahmad Shah was talking to a Chinese delegation headed by Ambassador of China to Pakistan Yao Jing in Islamabad on Tuesday. They discussed matters pertaining to the security of CPEC projects, especially on Gwadar port and surrounding areas.

The Minister said modernizing security system will help improve the operation of the projects. He said to further strengthen cooperation with China in all aspects of our bilateral relations, the security of economic development is vital.

The Chinese ambassador emphasized the increased use of technology in operational matters to ensure efficiency and smooth functioning of projects. Ministry of Interior is playing a lead role in CPEC security and has established multiple operational and working mechanisms to achieve the desired objectives.

Gwadar Wins, But Balochistan in Shambles Thanks To CPEC Project: Report

Earlier, Pakistan’s army announced to raise another division-size special force to protect Chinese nationals and projects under the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The announcement comes days after a series of attacks in Balochistan including the brazen terror attack on a luxury hotel in Balochistan.

Describing the US$50 billion  China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a living example of the deep-rooted friendship between Pakistan and China, Major-General Gafoor, Director-General of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said the army was fully determined to ensure the security of the project.

Chinese Human Traffickers Trapping Pakistani Women Into Prostitution, Organ Trade: Media Reports

Earlier reports suggested that Pakistan could raise a Special Security Division (SSD) comprising 9,000 Pakistan Army soldiers and 6,000 para-military forces for the security of the CPEC project and Chinese nationals working on it.

CPEC is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China’s resource-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan’s strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.






Declassified Report Shows How US Wants To Co-Opt India Into Its Anti-China Strategy ‘For Next 50 Years’

The US has declassified a confidential report highlighting the importance of India in the Indo-Pacific and how Washington plans to decimate China in the...

Are Hypersonic Weapons Really ‘Super-Dupers’ And The Next Big Thing In The Global Arms Race?

Are hypersonic weapons really the next big thing in the global arms race? Two American scientists have busted the 'myth' surrounding hypersonic weapons that...

Greek Parliament Approves Rafale Fighter Jet Deal From France

The much-speculated deal between France and Greece for Rafale fighter jets is expected to be signed soon. The Greek lawmakers have given a nod...

Why Should Pakistan Be ‘Very Worried’ By India’s New Role At The UN Security Council?

India, which has begun its stint as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2021-22, will be chairing three key UN sanctions...

Indian Air Force Chief Compares LCA Tejas With Pakistani / Chinese JF-17 Thunder

Drawing a comparison between India's LCA Mk1A ‘Tejas’ and Pakistan's JF-17 fighters, Indian Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that the Indian jets are...