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30 June, 2018 6:33 PM China Lends $1 Billion To Pakistan To Boost Foreign Currency Reserves

The latest loan highlights Islamabad's growing dependence on Chinese loans to buffer its foreign currency reserves. China has lent Pakistan $1 billion to boost the South Asian country's plummeting foreign currency reserves, two sources in Pakistan's finance ministry told Reuters, amid growing speculation of another International Monetary Fund bailout 59

29 June, 2018 9:51 AM India needs Pakistan for accessing European market: Nasser Janjua

India must maintain a relationship of respect with Pakistan as its burgeoning economy needs access to the markets of Europe via Central Asia and Pakistan is the only country which could provide this, former National Security Advisor Nasser Janjua has said. Speaking at a regional conference on 'Connectivity and Geo-Economics in South Asia', Janjua, who stepped 71

20 June, 2018 10:12 AM Beijing Distances Itself From Envoy's Remarks On India-Pak-China Meet

This is the second time China shied away from backing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui's comments. Beijing: China today distanced itself from its envoy's comments on the idea of trilateral cooperation between India, China and Pakistan under the aegis of the SCO, but underlined the importance of strengthening of dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad to improve 44

8 June, 2018 4:33 PM Belt and Road is a revolutionary movement: Pakistan President

Mamnoon Hussian praises China's initiative, says CPEC is nearing fruition Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has hailed China’s Belt and Road Initiative as a “global revolutionary movement” and said its $50 billion flagship project — the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) — is reaching fruition. “The BRI is a revolutionary global movement connecting 51

30 May, 2018 5:35 PM China fears political instability in Pakistan could hurt CPEC

Pakistan has asked China for a fresh loan - that is its second request in two months, while the lack of political stability over several decades keep Chinese experts on tenterhooks. China recognises that the future of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) depends much on the political stability that Islamabad can ensure and the country's financial 138

27 May, 2018 1:31 PM India protests Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan order

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi moves to integrate region into federal structure. India on Sunday summoned the Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner to protest Islamabad’s order to integrate the region of Gilgit-Baltistan into the federal structure of the country. An official press release from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the region 69

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 55

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 71

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 130

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 68