Chilli farming under CPEC to expand over 5000 acres in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Jul 18 (APP): After a successful pilot project at 100 acres under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the next phase of Chilli farming will be ready for launch with upcoming sowing. Referring to an article published by China Economic Net, Chairman CPEC Authority Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Sunday in a tweet… Continue reading Chilli farming under CPEC to expand over 5000 acres in Pakistan

Road infrastructure under CPEC to address grievances of Balochistan: Asim

ISLAMABAD, Jul 03 (APP): Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lieutenant General (R) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Saturday that construction of road network under multiple-billion CPEC project would help in addressing 72-year old complaints and grievances of the people of Balochistan. Talking to media during his visit to Hoshab-Awaran road, which is being constructed… Continue reading Road infrastructure under CPEC to address grievances of Balochistan: Asim

36 pc hike in development budget approved for FY 22: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD, Jun 08 (APP): Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar Tuesday said the National Economic Council (NEC) had approved the proposal of overall development outlay of Rs 2.1 trillion for the year 2021-22, showing an increase of 36.4 perecnt as compared to the development budget of Rs 1.527 trillion in the outgoing… Continue reading 36 pc hike in development budget approved for FY 22: Asad Umar

USD 13b invested in Pakistan under CPEC, USD 12b in pipeline: Bajwa

LAHORE, May 25 (APP): China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lt. Gen. (R) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Tuesday that US $13 billion had been invested in Pakistan under CPEC while another US $12 billion investment was in the pipeline, which would revolutionize the country. He was talking to media on the occasion of a… Continue reading USD 13b invested in Pakistan under CPEC, USD 12b in pipeline: Bajwa

New road network under CPEC to improve access to Iran: Asim Bajwa

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP): Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lt, Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa on Sunday said that work on the 103 kilometer Nokundi-Mashkhel road had started that would improve access to Iran. In his tweet, Asim Bajwa informed that detailed design of Mashkhel-Panjgur Road (200 km) was also in process. He said… Continue reading New road network under CPEC to improve access to Iran: Asim Bajwa

Pakistan witnesses strong growth despite tough IMF Programme: Shaukat Tarin

Audio leaks: FIR sought against Shaukat Tarin for attempting to sabotage IMF deal

ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin said Saturday that Pakistan witnessed a strong V-Shaped growth despite being in a tough International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. In a tweet here the minister said that IMF programme was necessitated by unsustainable current account deficit and falling foreign currency reserves, and a… Continue reading Pakistan witnesses strong growth despite tough IMF Programme: Shaukat Tarin

Tech institutes to be established around new SEZs: Asim Bajwa

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 24 (APP):CPEC Authority Chairman Lt General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Saturday said clusters of tech institutes would be established around the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) being constructed under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The institutes would impart skill training to the youth as “preparing youth for jobs in CPEC projects is… Continue reading Tech institutes to be established around new SEZs: Asim Bajwa

CPEC Authority to undertake more projects in Faisalabad: Asim Saleem Bajwa

FAISALABAD, Feb 15 (APP): China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lt. Gen. (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Monday said that CPEC Authority would undertake more projects in Faisalabad after successful launch of Special Economic Zone, Allama Iqbal Industrial City. He was addressing a meeting during his visit to Allama Iqbal Industrial City. The meeting was… Continue reading CPEC Authority to undertake more projects in Faisalabad: Asim Saleem Bajwa

“CPEC is a transformational Project": Foreign Secretary

Gwadar’s multiple mega projects under CPEC to be completed in 2022

CPEC is a transformational project and there is a complete national consensus on its indispensability for national development efforts, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood said in a meeting with Chairman CPEC Authority, General (R) Asim Salim Bajwa here on Monday. “Pakistan and China are firmly committed to the timely completion of CPEC projects and making it… Continue reading “CPEC is a transformational Project": Foreign Secretary

Asim Bajwa calls on Minister

Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa calls on Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi.

ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority, Lt Gen (R) Asim Saleem Bajwa here on Monday called on Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi. During the meeting, the progress on various CPEC projects was discussed, said a press release. Syed Ali Haider Zaidi appreciated the efforts of the… Continue reading Asim Bajwa calls on Minister

Chinese ambassador impressed by work of CPEC Authority

Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong meets Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa

The Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong Friday had a review of projects under the China Pakistan Economic Cooperation with Chairman CPEC Authority Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa. “Had a comprehensive review of the CPEC cooperation and discussed the way forward with Asim Saleem Bajwa,” the Chinese ambassador said in a tweet. He said… Continue reading Chinese ambassador impressed by work of CPEC Authority

Chairman CPEC Authority discusses projects in Punjab

LAHORE, Sep 24 (APP): Chairman CPEC Authority Lt. Gen. (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Thursday called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and discussed progress made on CPEC projects in the province. Both agreed to expedite work on CPEC projects and decided to give a priority focus to agricultural research along with the need… Continue reading Chairman CPEC Authority discusses projects in Punjab

All set to launch Orange Line Train soon: Asim Bajwa

Orange Line Train

ISLAMABAD, Sep 19 (APP): Orange Line Train project would be launched soon as all teething issues of the project had been removed, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Saturday. Asim who is also Chairman CPEC Authority said on twitter that the fare for the… Continue reading All set to launch Orange Line Train soon: Asim Bajwa

Financial close of Thar Block-2 power plant in September end: Bajwa

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 04 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt. Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Tuesday said that the financial closes of 330 Megawatts (MW) Thar Block-2 power plant was expected in September end. The project to be executed by Thal Nova and HUBCO was launched recently with an… Continue reading Financial close of Thar Block-2 power plant in September end: Bajwa

CPEC excellent project for Pakistan’s socio-economic uplift, bright future: PM

ISLAMABAD, Jul 03 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan, while calling the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an excellent project for Pakistan’s socioeconomic uplift, Friday said the gigantic multifaceted initiative would guarantee a bright future for the country. Chairing a meeting to review progress on the CPEC projects, the prime minister reiterated that the Corridor was… Continue reading CPEC excellent project for Pakistan’s socio-economic uplift, bright future: PM

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