Chinese investors demand the award of projects on softer terms and on a fast track.
Pak China Ties
Pak China Ties
Beijing will host a Belt and Road summit next week which 37 foreign leaders will attend.
Looking ahead, Pakistan needs to develop a geoeconomics framework of engagement with its neighbours and allies.
Official says Beijing has taken a "reasonable stand" on issue of JeM chief.
Move is meant to strengthen bond of friendship between China and Pakistan.
Last week, the Ministry of Finance had announced that the SBP would receive a 15 billion yuan loan from China today.
Rice shipments to China have already begun as part of the deal agreed upon during PM Khan's four-day China visit.
The loan "will strengthen foreign exchange reserves and ensure balance of payment stability", says a ministry official.
India did not have the courage to use the words 'Muslim' or 'mosque' in its condemnation, foreign minister points out.
PPP delegation led by Senator Sherry Rehman is also in the city.
Pakistan, China to discuss bilateral ties, including CPEC, the regional situation and cooperation at multilateral fora.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will hold comprehensive dialogue with Chinese leadership during three-day trip.
"China has stressed from the beginning the need to exercise calm and restraint," says Wang Yi.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang says Beijing has "paid close attention to present situation".
Yao Jing expresses hope that situation between India and Pakistan would move towards peace.
“China has never recognised India and Pakistan as nuclear countries,” says Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson.
Ambassador to UAE is the other name being talked about as foreign secretary’s retirement nears.
China has also been investing heavily in alternative fuels in order to cut dependence on coal.
Ambassador Yao Jing says Afghan Taliban are now part of Afghan political process and have political concerns.
Discretion is fine and has its place in deal-making but transparency and disclosure requirements must not be jettisoned.
Mystery continues to shroud the nature of the camps in Xinjiang.
US doesn't deserve as much importance as it is given in Pakistan because our economy does not depend on US aid: Khar.
PM briefed about similar agreements that will be signed with China, UAE and Malaysia in next two months.
Our prime minister must realise that societal transformation requires clear vision.
In an interview to TRT World, the PM said Pakistan's economy has stabilised during the past four months.
Govt must protect own interests abroad, and at home it must be more transparent about financial assistance it receives.
Says Beijing "will continue to offer its best" to support Pakistan's development.
A history of early Pak-China relations shows India, US were key players and catalysts in forming ties that exist today.
Size of issue not yet known.
Despite SBP instructions to promote yuan use, its share in importing finished goods, raw materials remains negligible.