Topic: Silk
china xi wins maldives maritime silk route
September 16, 2014

China’s Xi wins Maldives backing for ‘maritime silk route’

Mohamed Visham - China’s President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support Monday for a “21st century maritime silk road” as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nation.The Maldives is best known for its tourist industry but also straddles major ...

china plans rail links pak central asia silk route
September 04, 2014

China plans rail links with Pak, Central Asia for Silk Route

BEIJINGChina is negotiating with Pakistan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to build three connective railroads to revive the ancient Silk Route and improve regional trade on the economic belt, a pet project of President Xi Jinping.Huang Shengqiang, head of the China Port Management Office, said ...

china silk route
September 03, 2014, 6:08 pm

China to revive Silk Route

BEIJING- China is negotiating with Pakistan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to build three connective railroads to revive the ancient Silk Route and improve regional trade on the economic belt. China is planning to build a maze of silk roads, including the Maritime Silk Road (MSR), a project ...

pakistani delegation silk route chinese projects
July 06, 2014, 8:56 pm

Pakistani delegation will discuss Silk Route, Chinese projects

BEIJING- A high-level Pakistani delegation arrived in Beijing today to hold talks with the Chinese authorities over projects being implemented by China in Pakistan. The delegation included Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Special Assistant to ...

road revival boost silk pakistan trade maritime
April 17, 2014, 3:33 pm

China to revive the Silk Route with Pakistan

Islamabad- The maritime trade of Pakistan will get a boost through inter-connectivity as the Chinese government is stepping up plans to revive the Maritime Silk Road. According to the Chinese Securities Journal, the plan is expected to focus on infrastructure construction of countries along the ...

a bumpy plan silk road
April 12, 2014

A Bumpy Plan And Silk Road

Once again, we turn a bit more toward the east to talk economics. In his recent speech at the Boao conference in Hainan province of China, Premier Nawaz Sharif played his cards right on the need to revive the Silk Road as it would prove to be essential in enhancing the economic growth and ...

Nawaz for stronger economic ties among Asian states

HAINAN - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the Asian countries to make coordinated efforts for realising the goal of economic prosperity.He was delivering his keynote address at the Boao conference in China’s Hainan province on Thursday. He said top priority should be given to the ...

swat silk industry killed militancy
March 06, 2014

Swat’s silk industry killed by militancy

MINGORA - Five years after it collapsed under Taliban rule, the once-thriving silk industry in the Swat Valley is still in shreds, leaving thousands without work and entrepreneurs like Shaukat Ali counting the cost.Ali’s family moved from Lahore to Swat in the late 1960s as they looked to ...

gul ahmed launches digital silk collection
February 26, 2014

Gul Ahmed launches digital silk collection

PRLAHORE -Chairman Gul Ahmed Bashir Ali Mohammad says that fashion is the best form of self-expression. We like to design pieces that together form the coolest wardrobe, but are ultimately wearable and creates a strong, modern and considered statement.”The Gul Ahmed Group began trading in ...

Malaysian fatwa ruling sought on ‘apocalyptic’ silk

KUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysian conservative group’s insistence that Muslim men wearing silk was a ‘sign of the apocalypse’ prompted a call Friday for religious authorities to study whether to impose a fatwa on the fabric, a report said.An activist with the conservative Muslim ...

mongol warriors silk road traders
February 15, 2014

From Mongol warriors to Silk Road traders

Ellie Zolfagharifard DNA footprints left in the wake of ancient warriors can unravel long-held secrets about a country’s past. Now, for the first time, scientists have mapped the DNA of 95 different populations to see if they can paint a clearer picture of major historical events.This ...

pakistan invited china silk road trade fair
December 27, 2013

Pakistan invited to take part in China’s Silk Road trade fair

BEIJING : Pakistan has been invited for participation in an investment and trade fair to be organised next year at the starting point of ancient Silk Road in China’s northwestern Shaanxi province. Commercial Consular at Pakistan Embassy Riaz Ahmed Shaikh attended a briefing held in this ...

Hazara University moot stresses need for ‘rediscovering Silk Route’

PESHAWAR – Archaeological experts and researchers at an international conference said that the Silk Route was instrumental for boosting up trade and cultural ties and promotion of archeological tourism with China and the rest of the world. They called for integrated approaches for the ...

World moot on Sept 5 to air Silk Route vitality

PESHAWAR - The Department of Archaeology, Hazara University Mansehra, in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is going to hold a three-day international conference from September 5, on “Rediscovering the Silk Route” at the university main campus.“It will be the ...

Sixmember Team Probe Kohat Road Blast
August 13, 2008, 4:32 pm

Six-member team to probe Kohat road blast

A six-member team has been formed to investigate the bomb blast which killed at least 14 persons including 10 PAF men on Tuesday. The team comprises of SSP Investigation Ghulam Muhammad, SP City Investigation Rab Nawaz, DSP Investigation City Shah Nawaz, COU Kotwali Inayat Allah, COU Bhana Marri ...