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CPEC: PPP voices concern over neglecting Gilgit-Baltistan


By Peer Muhammad ISLAMABAD: Following the hardline stance of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) chapter has planned to go to court for ignoring the region in the multibillion-dollar project. Talking to The Express Tribune, PPP G-B Chapter President Amjad Hussain said G-B has no voice in decision-making forums at the federal level because ...

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Through G-B: Hafeez offered a seat at CPEC table


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan will be kept in the loop for all activities related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “This was decided in a meeting between the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on CPEC, Senator Mushahid Hussain, and G-B CM Hafeezur Rahman,” said an official on Wednesday. Hussain is chairing the committee on CPEC, which ...

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G-B assured of inclusion in CPEC


By Shabbir Mir Gilgit: The federal government has approved the establishment of two economic zones in Gilgit–Baltistan (G-B) as part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Lawmakers learnt this at G-B Legislative Assembly’s session on Tuesday. “Two zones will be set up in G-B and have been approved by the federal government,” Parliamentary Secretary for Law Aurangzeb Khan told the ...

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