The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) part of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is considered a lifeline for the drooping economy of Pakistan which is on the verge collapse.
The $62 billion CPEC Project’s key marvels include a 3,000-kilometer network of railways, oil and gas pipelines connecting China to Pakistan. But many in the region do not want the CPEC to thrive. EurAsian Times bring you an article from Open Democracy.
As soon as CPEC was publicized, a shift in regional alliances was set in motion. India has from the outset opposed the CPEC and BRI – even though China has on a myriad of occasions requested them to partake in the endeavour.
Apparently, India claims to resist the project due to it passing through Pakistan’s Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan areas. However Read More