Pakistan aspired to attend the BRICS outreach event for emerging economies that was joined by Algeria, Argentina, Cambodia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Senegal, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and Thailand. However, India through swift and deft diplomacy blocked Pakistan from the event. Reportedly, China being the chair of the event, agreed to India in keeping its ‘all-weather ally’ out from the event.
As directed by the Prime Minister, NHA initiates a harmonious settlement process with the Chinese companies and makes major changes
Chinese consortium of banks has also signed $2.3 billion loan agreement with Pakistan and inflow is expected within some days
Prime Minister directed Power Division and Finance Division to make deals for staggering the payment of CPEC IPPs' outstanding dues.
China agreed to flow $2.3 billion loan and promised additional assistance of between $2.5 to $2.8 billion
The UK government has called to review the acquisition of the country’s largest semiconductor plant by subsidiary of a Chinese company
Despite approval by the State Department, the notification does not indicate that a contract has been signed or that negotiations have concluded.
The Blue Whale racing team dominated the event even clinching the most sought-after NGCC Cup. The year-long season saw Changan snatch victory after victory.
Pakistan Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque on Thursday formally inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion established at the China-Singapore Nanning International Logistic Park to promote Pakistani products in China and other ASEAN countries.
While the US would like to focus on the Indo Pacific region to counter China, it can not leave too many loopholes behind for China to fill. China is likely to attract the Gulf states in its own security based institution, The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation given the security trends in South Asia, West Asia and the Middle East.
China shares a border with Afghanistan in its Northwest Xinjiang region, terrorist groups that once gathered in Afghanistan, including the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), posed threats to China’s national security.
Pakistani support for the Taliban is a double-edged sword. The question is whose worldview will be exported. Will the Taliban borrow Pakistan and China's governance framework, or will they export their own ideology? Or will it embolden jihadi terrorists at home?
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