Shehbaz Sharif govt to abolish CPEC authority: Report

Pakistan government decided to abolish China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority, local media reported, adding that all the matters of the project will be handed over to the Planning Commission. Gilgit Baltistan has been witnessing a spurt in local protests against the Pakistan army over land issues. Local people are angry at the ‘land grabbing’ spree of the army, all in the name of CPEC.