Foreign Relations of Pakistan

Deals with Pakistan’s relations with all other countries of the world.

Pakistan-Afghanistan crossing closed after border clash

Pakistan-Afghanistan crossing closed after border clash Afghan and Pakistani forces accuse each other in deadly cross-border battle during Baluchistan population census. At least 15 people have been killed and dozens others wounded after a cross-border battle between Pakistani and Afghan forces during a Pakistani population census near the border, officials from both countries said. The… read more »

Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

Being a neighbor, Pakistan gives paramount importance to its relations with Afghanistan as Pakistan’s peace and stability depends on Afghan peace and stability. Traditionally, Pak-Afghan relationship has been characterized by mutual mistrust and lack of confidence and third parties have always been a decisive factor in determining the Pak-Afghan relations. Starting from the history since… read more »

China overtakes US as top direct foreign investor in Pakistan

China is overtaking the US as the largest direct foreign investor in Pakistan, with the South Asian nation increasingly favouring its neighbour’s “One Belt, One Road” trade route that is funnelling in billions of dollars and revamping decrepit infrastructure.

With relations frayed between the United States and Pakistan, China has been strengthening its ties to the nation of about 200 million people after it pledged two years ago to loan and finance about US$55 billion (S$77 billion) in a so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

US direct investment in Pakistan stood at US$505 million – from July 2013 to January this year, compared with US$1.82 billion that came from neighbouring China, according to central bank data.

Pakistan sends relief to drought-hit Sri Lanka

March 30, 2017 foreign office spokesperson says Pakistan will continue to provide all possible support to drought hit people of Sri Lanka. The shipment of 10,000 metric ton rice to Sri Lanka in that country started on Thursday. the first shipment of rice sent today will reach Sri Lanka on Monday. Earlier 25 metric ton… read more »

Germany vs Pakistan

 Pakistan vs Germany Introduction Pakistan Germany Background The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world and dating back at least 5,000 years, spread over much of what is presently Pakistan. During the second millennium B.C., remnants of this culture fused with the migrating Indo-Aryan peoples. The area underwent successive invasions in subsequent… read more »