It was surprising for us when China raised the issue of additional guarantees during the meeting, a senior Pakistani official who was part of the meeting said.
In Ladakh, both sides had agreed to a phased withdrawal and the creation of buffer zones with limits of patrolling to avoid any further clashes. As events are playing out, it is evident that China is dragging its feet on a pullback beyond symbolic gestures.
Pakistan’s government targets raising the country’s textile and clothing exports from USD 13.5 billion in 2018 to USD 25 billion by 2025.
Speaking on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Gen Naravane said terror incidents have seen a downturn and the Army is maintaining pressure on terror groups.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's resource-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.
Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar on Tuesday said that this year was a significant year for CPEC as several significant milestones were achieved or will be achieved by the end of the year, Xinhua reported.
Heritage monuments, including the Shore Temple, Five Rathas, Arjuna's Penance, also known as the descent of the Ganges and Krishna's Butterball, besides the lighthouse, are being spruced up.
The CPEC-flagship project of President Xi Jinping-become a major irritant in India-China relations as the infrastructure project traverses through PoK
China said it reaffirmed its support for Pakistan on the Kashmir issue and said that it opposed any unilateral actions that could complicate the regional situation.
There can be little doubt that China’s stocks at this juncture in the Indian public domain, is at the lowest.
Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar who accompanied Imran Khan said on Tuesday that China had promised at the highest level to help through an assistance package to tide over the crisis but did not reveal the amount.
This is the second USD 6 billion package which Imran Khan has managed to obtain in the last few weeks as Pakistan reeled under severe financial crisis.
The contractors have stopped work on several projects of the CPEC after their cheques worth over Rs. 5 billion bounced.
The meeting comes at a time when two sides are looking to "reset" ties, which suffered during the two-month Doklam standoff last year.
Asked whether the US-China trade spat is advantageous to India, he said, "If war happens, elephants fight and grass gets affected. We are part of the grass. We don't want that”.
Drabu addressed a special session at the summit on investment opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir
He said the CEPC was part of the OBOR initiative as the Chinese have always aspired to be a middle kingdom with the whole world coming to pay obeisance to them.
Ghani warned if Afghanistan was not given transit access to Wagah and Attari for trade with India via Pakistan, then Kabul will also restrict Islamabad's access to central Asia.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.PTI Photo
Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.PTI Photo
Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.PTI Photo
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