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    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) did not appear in a historical vacuum, but rather emerged from the womb of historical continuum. Building upon China’s historical connections with the Pakistani side of High Asia, the former in collaboration with the latter built the Karakoram Highway (KKH), which in turn paved the way for CPEC. However, CPEC ...
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    By Aziz Ali Dad Like other parts of High Asia, the region of Gilgit-Baltistan has also served as a pivotal link between Central and South Asia for centuries. Refuting the common perception, about the region being historically isolated owing to its geographical inaccessibility, modern scholarship has proved that the region remained a major conduit for ...
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    “What makes us think critically when we know the consequences [are] really harsh in this country,” says a political worker who wanted me to highlight the case of Advocate Ehsan Ali who was arrested from his residence in Gilgit last week for sharing a Facebook post (and has since been released on bail). It was ...
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    The meeting of CPEC Joint Working Group on Infrastructure held in Karachi has approved three projects for Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). Communication Federal Secretary Saddique Memon and high official of Chinese Communication Ministry represented their respective countries. The projects approved included Gilgit Shandur-Chitral-Chakdara expressway road project costing Rs 22 billion and repairing of KKH from Raikot Diamer ...
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    The CPEC Patrolling Police stays alert all day long for the security of Gilgit Balitistan’s 439km long highways project. The police force other than fulfilling its basic duties including quick response action to natural disasters and emergency situations, also attend to tourists for any sort of help. China had gifted Pakistan 25 vehicles for the ...
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    GILGIT Sept 17 (TNS): In Gilgit Baltistan, preparation of feasibility report to set up an economic zone under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is in progress. Official sources told that the government has acquired two hundred and fifty acres of land at Maqpoon Das in Gilgit for the project. The sources said the government also acquired one hundred and sixty acres ...
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    By Amir Hussain CPEC has generated much euphoria of prosperity in Pakistan. Legions of CPEC experts have dominated talk shows. Many of them know that it is the best sellable proposition as well as the opportunity to gain fame and fortune without much pain. Some of these self-proclaimed experts are now running policy and development ...
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    China Pakistan Economic Corridor will help fetch $150b investment in Pakistan Islamabad—China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), once it gets completed, will help Pakistan attract huge investment of $150 billion, top officials of Planning Commission told Pakistan Observer. Pakistan will dawn in the global landscape as sound economy with the $150 billion estimated investment, as the country ...
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    Gilgit and Hunza are strategically important to Pakistan because of the access they provide to China through the Khunjerab pass. on 26 October 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh, monarch of the princely state of Jammu& Kashmir, signed the “Instrument of Accession” to India, officially ceding to the government of India jurisdiction over defense, foreign affairs, and ...
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    . PR(Rahimabad): Karakoram National Movement and Karakoram Students Organization has started reorganization of both systems to addressed burning issues like China Pakistan Economic Corridor, illegal imposition of taxation and division of Gilgit-Baltistan in the name of so called constitutional rights and make fool the public of Gilgit Baltistan .In this regard KNM & KSO formerly ...