Pakistan has begun to dig up one of the world's largest deposits of low-grade, brown, dirty coal to fuel new power stations that could revolutionise the country's economy. The project is one of the most expensive among an array of ambitious energy developments that China is helping the country to build as part of a US$55 billion economic partnership, part of China’s ambitious infrastructure-led trade programme, the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg

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Pakistan has begun to dig up one of the world's largest deposits of low-grade, brown, dirty coal to fuel new power stations that could revolutionise the country's economy. The project is one of the most expensive among an array of ambitious energy developments that China is helping the country to build as part of a US$55 billion economic partnership, part of China’s ambitious infrastructure-led trade programme, the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg
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