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ISLAMABAD: China on Tuesday strongly condemned the apparent targeted killing of its national in Karachi, urging Pakistan to bring the. China proving to be an expensive date for Pakistan. In a statement in response to questions faxed by Reuters, China's Foreign Ministry said. Most Chinese girls like to develop slowly from a pure friendship into a romantic . Originally Answered: How can I date a Chinese girl in Pakistan? there is a.
Beijing would proceed only with projects that Pakistan wanted, he added.
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Islamabad's efforts to recalibrate CPEC are made trickier by its dependence on Chinese loans to prop up its vulnerable economy. Growing fissures in relations with Pakistan's historic ally the United States have also weakened the country's negotiating hand, as has a current account crisis likely to lead to a bailout by the International Monetary Fund, which may demand spending cuts.
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Mr Khan's government has vowed to make the 1,km line a priority CPEC project, saying it will help the poor travel across the vast South Asian nation. But Islamabad is exploring funding options for CPEC projects that depart from the traditional BRI lending model - whereby host nations take on Chinese debt to finance construction of infrastructure - and has invited Saudi Arabia and other countries to invest.
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The opening scene of the trailer shows Adam played by Leung walking though the Pakistan-China border and introducing himself in Urdu, his pronunciation alone making him endearing to anyone. Other key characters are introduced as well, such as Tania and Zain played by Mansha Pasha and Osama Tahir respectivelya married couple planning a farewell trip for their friend Resham played by Syra Shehroz.
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Behroze Sabzwari L and Kent S. Leung R as seen in the film Over the last decade, Pakistan and China have both stressed the importance of cultural exchange, with numerous Pakistani schools and institutions actively teaching Chinese and facilitating Confucius Institutes around the country. China is also planning to develop Pakistan's mineral resources, particularly in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, eyeing gold reserves as well as setting up marble and granite processing sites.
China has already built a port here that it is managing.
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Beyond the port, which will give China access to the Indian Ocean, it envisages a free trade zone and manufacturing hub that could serve as a launch pad for exports to West Asia and Africa. China has already secured a year tax-free deal for its companies that will operate out of Gwadar. The CPEC masterplan rather ambitiously even envisages a coastal tourism belt in restive Balochistan, planning 'international cruise clubs' in Gwadar that would 'provide marine tourists private rooms that would feel as though they were "living in the ocean''.
China sees the Gwadar port as the heart of the plan.
The Renmin University study forecasts an ambitious annual cargo throughput of million tonnes, more than 10 times Pakistan's current biggest port, Karachi, and, the study pointedly adds, almost equivalent to India's total current throughput. The university's researchers found that Gwadar, still nowhere close to capacity, had been transformed under Chinese management.
In Februarythe China Overseas Port Holdings Limited acquired the rights to operate the port from the Singapore Port Authority, which left the port in a state of ruin, 'filled with rubbish and garbage', until the Chinese took over. In November, the first CPEC export was flagged, as a convoy carrying 60 containers of a range of Chinese goods, from machinery to appliances, to be exported to West Asia and Africa, arrived in Gwadar after travelling 3, kilometres from Xinjiang along the Karakoram highway.
A significant portion of the Renmin University assessment was devoted to assessing risks, the biggest of which, in the Chinese view, is Pakistan's unpredictable domestic political environment. For instance, it cited a project in Sindh that faced a lack of support from the local government. The report also noted the heated controversy between states over the CPEC's alignment, with widespread resentment that Punjab, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz, the chief minister, are dominant figures, was acquiring prime projects.
The Chinese study warned of 'ethnic and provincial conflicts in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan', but was optimistic that most provinces and parties were supportive as 'except Balochistan no other ethnic group party opposes CPEC'.
The report concluded that a government under Nawaz Sharif would ensure the project's progress, expressing concern about his weakening domestic position after the Panama Papers revelations. Security is the other major concern, highlighted by the kidnapping and reported killing of two young Chinese from Quetta, Balochistan, in May. The Chinese study cited a number of other incidents that had targeted its citizens in In May, a Chinese engineer at the Kazmu project was targeted by a bomb attack claimed by an outfit called the Sindh Revolutionary Force.
Two months later, a bomb attack in Quetta killed 74 people, while in November last year, a team from a Chinese oil and natural gas exploration company was targeted in an attack by a group called the Baloch Revolutionary Army in which two Pakistani security personnel killed.
The Pakistan army has deployed a special security division of 15, troops to protect Chinese personnel and assets, but the report argued that 'a troop size of 15, can hardly guarantee the safety of projects around the country And considering that Pakistan needs to deploy a large number of troops in its eastern borders adjoining India and now needs to deploy troops in Afghan border, allocating 15, is the largest capacity.
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The Chinese report worried this will alienate the local population because 'Chinese personnel are carrying out work under the protection of armed forces and this inhibits improving relations with local people to the extent that it could lead to opposition and lack of people's support'.
For some in Pakistan, the long-term fear is that this blueprint will, as economist Zaidi notes, render it a 'vassal state' deep in China's economic orbit. There are already murmurs of discontent about the favourable terms for Chinese companies.
Sovereign guarantees to Chinese power producers have been made, where the Pakistan government will, 'if the power purchaser defaults on payments, pick up the liability and pay 22 per cent of the bills of Chinese power producers upfront'".
On May 13 this year, India refused to participate in China's Belt and Road with a strongly-worded statement.
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For long, India has held the Kashmir issue as a bilateral dispute with Pakistan, with no room for outside intervention. China has now willy-nilly become a party to it.
The presence of Chinese personnel within Pakistan is something India must take into account in the event of hostilities, he says.