Entries by Obortunity Info

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Beijing FATF Meeting

At last the Asia-Pacific joint group of the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has admitted that Pakistan has met most of the key terms of the body. The encouraging feedback means the country is going off the grey list and a formal announcement is expected at […]


CPEC projects to be put on fast track, PM says

Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday directed to expedite the completion of ongoing projects under the CPEC. Chairing a high-level review meeting regarding progress on various projects under the CPEC here, the prime minister stressed the need to fully benefit from Chinese experience in social sectors, especially in poverty reduction and agriculture. The prime minister gave […]


Pakistan Economy Watch lauds Pak’s stance over CPEC

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) lauded the stance of the government over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the US criticism terming it encouraging and according to the national interests. The US should understand that Pakistan cannot abandon this most important regional project which has potential to turnaround our troubled economy, it said. The American opposition […]

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CPEC to help Pakistan meet food security needs: experts

The China–Pakistan Economic Corridor is a collection of infrastructure projects, is improving Pakistan’s connectivity not only within itself and China, but with over 60 other countries, which are part of the land route of China’s Belt and Road Initiative involving infrastructure development and investments. With the second phase of the Chinese venture presenting opportunities to […]


CPEC: A Diplomatic Tightrope

The mistrust in the relations between Pakistan and the United States has markedly been overcome over the last one year and a half. Prime Minister Imran Khan has had a meeting with the US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of year. In a sign of significant improvement in the bilateral ties, Mr Trump is […]


‘Youth must be trained, assisted to take benefit of CPEC’

SARGODHA-Pakistan having one of the largest youth bulge can take benefit from China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by organising training and assisting youth in materializing their business ideas on financial management, growth strategies, marketing and sales funnels and strategic partnerships. These views were expressed by Obortunity Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Hamza Saeed Orakzai at Sargodha University […]

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Textile cooperation framework under CPEC agreed

Pakistani and Chinese experts on Wednesday agreed to develop a textile cooperation framework under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to enhance ready-made garments, man-made fiber and textile skill training. Qasim Raza Khan, executive director general, Board of Investment (BOI) said the CPEC had now entered into the pragmatic phase of Industrial cooperation, and it was […]