A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP
A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP

As coronavirus bites, Pakistan looks to China for belt and road economic boost

  • Projects including a dam, airport and motorway are being finalised in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan is keen to generate jobs for the country’s workers, 25 million of whom have been rendered jobless during the pandemic

Topic |   Pakistan
A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP
A truck on the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway in China’s Xinjiang province. Photo: AFP
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