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During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Colombo in September 2014, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCC), signed an investment agreement for Colombo Port City development. The project entailed building a modern city on land reclaimed from the sea with the […]

It is reported that China will provide USD 10 billion funds for ICT development in Bangladesh by 2030. In 2017, China officially agreed to develop ICT infrastructure in Bangladesh. The China-backed development of national ICT infra-network for Bangladesh government Phase III, known as Info-Sarkar, is about to complete soon. Out of the total estimated cost […]

In April 2015, China and Pakistan agreed to promote cooperation in broadcast digitalization. The abovementioned project is in its initial phase. It aims to adopt China’s terrestrial digital TV standards to digitalize existing PTV sites in Murree, Cherat and Kala Shah Kaku. At estimated cost of Rs 3878 million, the signing of revised LoE and […]

The Pilot Project of Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast (DTMB), costing worth $ 4 million, was inaugurated in April 2015. It aimed to upgrade the PTV terrestrial network from analogue to digital transmission. Demonstration project with Chinese side is being processed while PC-1 of the demonstration project was approved on May 2, 2018. Source http://cpec.gov.pk/project-details/41 http://cpecinfo.com/pilot-project-of-digital-terrestrial-multimedia-broadcast-dtmb/

The Pak-China optical cable fiber project aimed to provide alternative route for international connectivity through Northern border of Pakistan. Considering the dependency on submarine system for connectivity with the world, Pakistan conceived the idea to set up a high capacity link through China by deployment of optical fiber cable from Rawalpindi to Pak-China border, Khunjerab. […]

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved separate PC-Is for construction and land acquisition on November 7, 2016. The proposed 297 KM long 4 lane road project, of worth Rs.122,181 million, as a part of CPEC western route, is completed and inaugurated on January 5, 2022. It is comprised of 11 interchanges, […]