Pakistan creates authority to ring-fence Chinese investments

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during the 74th Session of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York on September 27, 2019.

Photo credit: Timothy A. Clary | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The decision means Pakistan will provide additional attention to projects in a special corridor created by the Chinese

Pakistan is creating a special authority to protect and speed up Chinese investments in the country, in what could be something to watch for other countries along Beijing’s planned Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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