China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Current Affairs, GK & News

China’s funding CPEC reduced by 56%

In first half of 2022, China’s funding in Pakistan for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had reduced by around 56% in the first half of 2022. Other countries like Russia, Egypt and Sri Lanka also witnessed a reduction by 100% in BRI engagement as compared to first half of 2021. The CPEC project is running ..

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Chabahar Day conference started in Mumbai

On July 31, 2022, Chabahar Day Conference was launched in Mumbai, by Sarbanand Sonowal (Union Shipping Minister) and Shripad Naik (Minister of State for Shipping). Inauguration event was attended by dignitaries from Kazakhstan, Iran, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Afghanistan. India and Iran had inked the bilateral agreement in May 2016, in which India agreed ..

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China- Pakistan CPEC agreement

On February 4, 2022, Pakistan signed a new agreement with China to start second phase of USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Key Points On the occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan praised the controversial projects, stating that it has strategic significance for Pakistan and China. It will also deliver tangible benefits to the people. Prime ..

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India’s stand in UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference

Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference was recently concluded, in which India strongly opposed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and CPEC projects of China. Key Points The UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference was held between October 14 to October 16. During the conference Indian side noted that, India shares the desire of international community of ..

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China defends CPEC

China has again defended its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, by terming it an economic initiative. What is the issue? CPEC is USD 60 billion project of China with Pakistan. While, India do not support the project as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) region of India. China again has disregarded India’s protests stating that ..

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Azad Pattan Hydropower Project

The Azad Pattan project is a hydropower project that is to be constructed in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. It is to be built on the Jhelum River and will have the capacity to generate 700 MW of hydroelectricity. This is a 1.35 billion USD project that is to be jointly undertaken by China and Pakistan as ..

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