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

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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New Military Deal between China and Pakistan

On November 30, 2020, General Wei Genghe of the People’s Liberation Army visited the Pakistani army headquarters located at Rawalpindi. During the meet the countries discussed matters of regional security, mutual interest and enhance bilateral defence collaboration. They also discussed about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor in which the Pakistani army has a greater role. ..

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Indigenously developed RUSTOM II Drone Test Fire Successful

On October 9, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation tested Rustom 2 drone successfully. The Drone is capable of carrying payloads depending on the mission objectives. This includes aperture radar, situational awareness systems and electronic intelligent systems. Highlights The Rustom 2 is a medium attitude long endurance indigenous drone. The Drone was tested at Chitradurga ..

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