A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP
A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP

China’s US$62 billion belt and road project in Pakistan risks becoming corridor to nowhere

  • Almost seven years after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was established, less than one-third of announced projects have been completed
  • In Gwadar, an airport is among projects that have yet to materialise as economic slowdown forces China to scale back its global ambitions

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP
A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at Gwadar port. Photo: AFP
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