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The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is highlighted as a ‘game changer’ for Pakistan and is expected to herald the much needed economic and social development for the country, including the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The CPEC mega-project’s multi-sectoral framework involving the expansion of energy, industry, infrastructure, and communication networks is posited to benefit the smaller provinces including KP. This aspect is signified by emphasizing the development of proposed rail and road networks, industrial and economic zones, and foreign direct investment in KP in the wake of CPEC initiating a strong investment regime in Pakistan. In the backdrop of such interesting developments, China Study Centre, University of Peshawar is organizing a national conference, “CPEC: PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA” on January 23, 2018 at 9.30 am at SSAQ Auditorium, University of Peshawar. The purpose of the conference is to academically explore and generate a discourse on CPEC’s potential peace and development dividends for the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan. Entry by Registration: Registration Free: For those who are interested in attending the conference, kindly register through email (given below). The Committee will send invitation letters to selected participants after a review.
Dr. Shahida Aman
Dr. Minhas Majeed
Dr. Anwar Saeed
Dr. Muhammad Sajid
Prof. Dr. Zahid Anwar,
China Study Centre,
University of Peshawar,