China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad
China is planning to invest $ one billion in development projects in Pakistan, Beijing's envoy in Islamabad has said, as the two all-weather allies seek to further boost bilateral ties.
IMF's $6 bn loan to Pakistan may end up supporting its terror infrastructure instead of salvaging its sinking economy
IMF loan has been given to Pakistan for improving the management of public enterprises, strengthening institutions, combating financing of terrorism efforts, among other things
Imran Khan says Pakistan's ties with India 'only problem' for peace in region, expresses hope for 'civilised relationship' after polls
Imran Khan also said Pakistan hopes that the political solution in Afghanistan will succeed and the war-ravaged country attains stability.
India takes over part of Chabahar Port operations; commercial activities begin as first cargo ship carrying corn arrives
The first phase of the Chabahar Port was inaugurated in December 2017 by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, opening a new strategic route connecting Iran, India and Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.
China and Pakistan to start bus service from Xinjiang to Gwador Port under CPEC; route to be launched on 13 Nov
A new bus service will be launched between Pakistan and China under the flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to facilitate easier travel between the two countries, according to media reports.
Saudi Arabia's oil refinery in Gwadar likely to threaten Chabahar port, make China part of Tehran and Riyadh war
Islamabad's latest move was inviting the oil-rich Saudi for investments in the Gwadar refinery and mines in Balochistan.
Saudi Arabia's oil refinery in Gwadar threatens China, may increase risk of Arab nation's face-off with Iran
Pakistan's latest announcement about Saudi Arabia's investment in an oil refinery at the port city of Gwadar has set alarm bells ringing in the international arena.
Saudi Arabia may not be part of CPEC, but Pakistan set to use Kingdom to offset growing Chinese debt
Beijing continued to believe that Islamabad would remain loyal to China for the CPEC windfall without hesitation. This has become unsustainable now.
US senators say Pakistan at risk of debt distress due to CPEC, express concern about China's 'debt-trap' diplomacy
US senators have said that Pakistan is at risk of debt due to rising current-account deficit and external debt obligations caused by the CPEC, in a letter written to the secretary of state Michael Pompeo and secretary of treasury Steven Mnuchin.
Pakistan election: Polls show Nawaz Sharif still stands a chance despite Bilawal Bhutto, Imran Khan's regional popularity
Regardless of the result and whether Nawaz Sharif wins, the elections in Pakistan in July is likely to be deeply troubling.
Right now, Gwadar port, the dusty “next Dubai” on Pakistan’s coast resembles the original mainly in one respect — it doesn’t have much water
China-Pakistan relations should be a pillar for regional peace and stability, Chinese president Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at a meeting with Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif invites Pakistan, China to join Chabahar Port project with India
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has invited Pakistan to participate in the Chabahar Port project that connects India to Afghanistan, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, a leading Pakistani daily reported
China talking to Baloch militants to protect CPEC: Beijing's fishy efforts may land Islamabad in troubled waters
A report published in a reputed newspaper about China quietly holding talks with insurgents in Balochistan, hardly comes as a surprise.
China 'quietly' holding talks with Baloch militants for CPEC, interference can be cause for concern for India
China has been quietly holding talks with Baloch militants in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province for over five years to protect its $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative, according to a media report
Allowing Indian firms to invest in Iran in rupees is India's masterstroke to safeguard Chabahar deal
India's decision to allow Indian businesses to deal in Iran using the rupee will strengthen India's role in shaping the geopolitical environment.
China-Pakistan sign new deals for Gwadar port's development: CPEC may turn out to be India's security and strategic problem
An ambitious China attaches paramount importance to the Indo-Pacific Region, an area which includes the Western Pacific Ocean as well as whole of the Indian Ocean, but this runs in parallel to India’s pre-eminence in the region.
China on Monday said it is ready to hold talks with India to resolve their differences on the contentious $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.
Responding to a question about India test-firing an interceptor missile, Faisal said Pakistan always maintained that anti-ballistic missile systems entail destabilising effects, especially in the regional context and can provoke an arms race.
China on Tuesday said Pakistan will be a "priority" in its neighbourhood diplomacy as the two countries are all-weather strategic partners and lend firm support to each other's core interests.