Pakistan to establish a special security division for Chinese workers

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Pakistan plans to establish a special security division for Chinese workers attached to the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project in the country. Pakistani officials have said the military will train personnel who will be inducted into the special division. CCTV’s Danial Khan filed this report from Islamabad.

Pakistan to establish a special security division for Chinese workers

Pakistan to establish a special security division for Chinese workers

Pakistan plans to establish a special security division for Chinese workers attached to the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project in the country. Pakistani officials have said the military will train personnel who will be inducted into the special division. CCTV's Danial Khan filed this report from Islamabad.

Highlights:

  • Beijing and Islamabad are working on a $45 billion economic corridor, which will run through 3,000 kilometres from Pakistan’s Gwadar to the Chinese city of Kashgar.
  • A formal announcement is to be made during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s arrival in Islamabad.
  • Over 8,000 security officials are already providing security to nearly 9000 Chinese workers in Pakistan.

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Michael Kugleman on President Xi\'s Pakistan visit

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