Gwadar port in Pakistan will benefit from being part of the 21st century Maritime Silk Road. Photo: AFPTo go with story 'Pakistan-China-unrest-economy-port,FOCUS' by Jennie Matthew This photograph taken on February 12, 2013 shows the construction site at Gwadar port in the Arabian Sea. China's acquisition of a strategic port in Pakistan is the latest addition to its drive to secure energy and maritime routes and gives it a potential naval base in the Arabian Sea, unsettling India. AFP PHOTO/Behram BALOCH

China’s one belt, one road initiative set to transform economy by connecting with trading partners along ancient Silk Road

Central government uses land and sea routes to connect with 65 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe, targeting five areas – infrastructure, trade, policy, finance and people

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

TOP PICKS

Gwadar port in Pakistan will benefit from being part of the 21st century Maritime Silk Road. Photo: AFPTo go with story 'Pakistan-China-unrest-economy-port,FOCUS' by Jennie Matthew This photograph taken on February 12, 2013 shows the construction site at Gwadar port in the Arabian Sea. China's acquisition of a strategic port in Pakistan is the latest addition to its drive to secure energy and maritime routes and gives it a potential naval base in the Arabian Sea, unsettling India. AFP PHOTO/Behram BALOCH
READ FULL ARTICLE