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23 March, 2018 8:49 AM Benefit from China-Pakistan economic corridor, don't criticise it: Pakistan to India

Pakistan has asked India to review its approach to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and stop criticising it. Addressing a press conference on Thursday in Islamabad, Pakistan Minister of Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said that CPEC was a purely economic development project that would benefit the region, reported Dawn. “India 53

23 March, 2018 7:47 AM India key to CPEC's success: Pakistan's new political tactic

ISLAMABAD: The controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project cannot progress without Indian cooperation, Pakistan said on Thursday. Stressing the need for strengthening regional cooperation, Islamabad added that India holds the key to peace in South Asia. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Thursday, Pakistan Minister for Planning 69

22 March, 2018 11:57 AM CPEC impact: Growing Chinese influence may be driving Western investors away from Pakistan, say reports

High-ranking Pakistani official acknowledges that there is fear among Western investors that China could be given preferential treatment. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and China's ever-increasing presence seem to be putting some Western off from making investments in Pakistan, news agency Reuters has reported. A top government official 125

20 February, 2018 1:46 AM To enhance CPEC communication, Pakistan makes China's Mandarin an official language

India’s two neighbours – Pakistan and China – seem to have just got closer. After getting together on big-bang projects like China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Pakistani Senate has a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of the country. The move is reportedly aimed at helping people connected with CPEC to communicate easily 66

18 December, 2017 12:25 PM Possibility of N-war in South Asia cannot be ruled out: Pak NSA

Islamabad: Pakistan's security czar on Monday said that the stability of the South Asian region hangs in a delicate balance and the possibility of a nuclear war cannot be ruled out. National Security Advisor Lt Gen (retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua also accused the US of conspiring against the multi- billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with India 78

4 December, 2017 12:14 PM China invites more countries to take part in CPEC projects

Beijing: China today termed the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as an "open initiative" and invited more countries to join the controversial project on the "principle of equality and voluntarism". Commenting on the commissioning of a power plant built by China and Qatar in Karachi, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang 32

8 November, 2017 11:52 AM Belt and Road initiative does not involve territorial disputes: China

Belt and Road project includes China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Beijing: China said on Wednesday that New Delhi's stand on the Belt and Road project appeared to be wavering. The reaction comes a day after Russia`s envoy to India who said that Beijing and New Delhi should resolve their differences on the project. Asked about Russia's position on OBOR, Nikolay 127

7 November, 2017 5:28 PM India, Russia stand united against terror, says Russian envoy

Ties with India unique and will spread to newer avenues: Russian envoy Russia’s relation with India is “privileged and strategic” and Moscow shares New Delhi’s counter-terrorism concerns, said the newly appointed envoy of Russia to India. Addressing the media for the first time since his appointment, ambassador Nikolay Kudashev said Russia supported 84

28 October, 2017 3:14 AM Tillerson says four-nation talks- an attempt to move ties with India to 'next level'

United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, while addressing reporters after arriving in Washington DC after completing his South Asia trip, said the US offer for India, Japan and Australia to be part of the four anchors of security and peace in the Indo-Pacific region was also an attempt to move relations with India to the "next level". When asked 85

27 October, 2017 4:58 PM India hopeful policy set by China's Communist Party Congress will promote ties

India today hoped that the direction and the policy set by the Communist Party Congress in China will further promote Sino-India relations and contribute to peace and stability in the region. The remarks by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar came in response to a query on Chinese President Xi Jinping starting his second five-year term and ordering 25