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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Threats to Bring New Worries as Coronavirus

Sohail Riaz, Wajeeha Zahoor, Noman ul Haq

Abstract


Rapid industrialization and mega projects are symbols for growth in economy of any country. On the other hand, these mega projects may bring disease threats. Corona outbreak in China fears spread in Pakistan through frequent traveling in terms of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Pakistan is not ready to bear another outbreak so effective measurement should be taken to keep its population safe, which is already at risk due to bilateral mega project such as CPEC.


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