Yasir Habib Khan

  • Against the backdrop of the Post-Covid scenario as well as changing international alignments on the economy, security and politics, the meeting of President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif created a global buzz during the 22nd summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ...

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  • China’s “humanitarian and aid diplomacy” in flood-hit areas in the length and breadth of Pakistan is raising the bar for others. After Pakistan has been grapplingwith heavy rains and flash flood calamities causing humanitarian crises including infrastructure destruction, ...

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  • If compared with the past, Gwadar is passing through a positive change in terms of its outlook and public life. It is still in the phase of a transformation with flying colours. On the whole the people of Gwadar are witnessing a pragmatic and promising change in their living standards, livelihood, ...

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  • The world cannot afford more episodes of the Taiwan drama being staged in the name of frivolous pretexts. It neither sits well with the US’ international commitments and norms nor does it favour established tenets of democracy around the globe. Internationally on all worldwide platforms including ...

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  • A terrorist’s characterisation justifying his or her act of terror under the grab of whatsoever compulsion rings alarm bells about the exacerbation of fifth generation warfare, conducted primarily through media engineering and other kinds of tools and techniques of misinformation. Pakistan seems ...

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  • The heydays of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are set to come back after the dramatic return of “Shehbaz Speed”, a famous title awarded by China a few years back to then CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, who is now the Prime Minister of Pakistan.“Shehbaz Speed” had once become a symbol ...

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  • Ukrainian refugees, with the number expeditiously swelling to more than 3 million, are the worst victims of the war between Ukraine and Russia. With the trauma of leaving their own homes, bombarded neighbourhoods, dead bodies of dear ones and exodus miseries, the evacuees feel completely doomed. ...

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  • The Ukraine crisis was not born in one day. It brims with a myriad of truth and delusion that plunged the world into war and the credit goes to global players’ insidious diplomacy that threw a spanner in the works of global peace. The trust deficit between Russia and the NATO allies remains a ...

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  • The world has few sources of inspiration. The Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, given the plethora of challenges, is a new source. The credit for this goes to the Communist Party of China (CPC), its top leadership and President Xi Jinping for the XXIV Olympics Winter Games, ready to be held on February ...

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  • Like the Arab Spring that erupted in the Middle East to reclaim the common public’s rights, “Gwadar Ko Haqooq Doh Tehreek,” seems to be its Asian version which is coined as Gwadar Spring. Similar to the Arab Spring which took everybody by storm due to its nature and formation ...

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  • In a bid to ramp up efforts for enhancing agricultural cooperation between Pakistan and China under Phase-II, another milestone progress which has finally taken shape is the conceptual launch of the Pakistan-China Friendship Farm. The Pakistan-China Friendship Farm has set the tone for ...

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  • In the backdrop of 50th anniversary of People’s Republic of China’s restoration of its lawful seat in United Nation (UN) on October in 2021, China has become a symbol of pride for the UN for materialising its global goals from poverty reduction to multilateral inclusive development ...

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  • On October 25, 2021 the Orange Line Metro Train is all set to complete its one year of prolific operation with a total ridership exceeding 20 million. Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar inaugurated the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) on October 25, 2020 thanking the Chinese government for making ...

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  • After 20 years of 9/11, the recent first of its kind “Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on the Afghan Issue” among the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan, attended by State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi set the tone for a prosperous future of Afghanistan, offering a ...

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  • A gruesome question always pops up in the mind as to why science is taking a backseat in coronavirus’ origin-tracing efforts. If in making of Covid-19 vaccines, all mandatory empirical standards are pursued, believing that scientific ingenuity from trial stages to production phase can make a ...

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  • In human history, many political parties came and vanished. Few performed. But the saga of their achievements was short-lived. In the meantime, the Communist Party of China (CPC) made a debut in 1921. Since its inception till 2021, a 100 years have passed but CPC’s phenomenal impact is still ...

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  • In another shining example of the unflinching 70-year-Pak-China relations, CPEC has never dismissed, laid-off and shrunk employability to any Pakistani employee since its genesis to date. Contrary to others, CPEC also stands tall, untainted with practices of forced termination to employees. Even ...

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  • China’s robust integration and engagement with the South Asian region is centered around shared peace and green development along with the policy of coexistence, equality and rule of law. Largely underpinned by the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), investments in infrastructure for ...

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  • Despite the sinister western narrative of tarnishing the image of China against Islam and Muslims, Ramzan, the sacred Islamic month of fasting, is blossoming in Xinjiang as per the set tenets of Islam.Followers of Islam have complete freedom to carry out their religious rites related to prayer ...

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  • Since the institutionalisation of Two Sessions in 1978 till date, what has never changed and succumbed to global challenges is China’s constant foreign vision and sustainable international relationship with world. In the history of five decades, the brainy Two Sessions remains a beacon of ...

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  • Despite the market shakeups in the pre and post pandemic ridden world, China rises as the global leader in the rapid development of the ‘Online World’—breaking the new ground of a resilient digital ecosystem.For many others, Covid-19 is a nightmare that shredded trillions of ...

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  • With economic windfalls and challenges, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is an ‘Asian Economic Stride’, on a global trade stage. Representing present time as well as future dynamics, it promises China, ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand ...

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  • 2020 has become a watershed year in deepening parliamentary consensus on CPEC. Along with a number of meetings, two major events have brought together all democratic and political key players in the national assembly and senate on a unified agenda; that the future of Pakistan is centred on CPEC ...

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  • The conference of the CPEC Political Parties Joint Consultation Mechanism (JCM) is now a new focus of the world. The reason is very simple. It is the first political wonder on regional and international landscapes that carries natural mettle to stay alive with robust momentum, winning deep ...

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  • As there is no let up; another spiteful attempt to discredit CPEC has been unleashed by activating a new and malicious model. The new model does not target merits of projects, rather this time, CPEC Authority Chairman Lt Gen (Retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa is in the crosshairs.Without any delay, CPEC ...

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  • Anywhere in the world if tyranny rules in which basic human rights are usurped, freedom of expression is denied, opportunities to grow are snatched and curbs are put on the public to exercise their religions, the shine is taken off from such a region and eventually development, peace and stability ...

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  • Through the prism of neutrality, it is loud and clear that the Hong Kong (HK) national security law is neither a threat nor a blunder to its own region as well as the world. It does not harbour any covert or overt intention to undermine political dynamics, social metrics and economic outlook within ...

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  • After inflicting irreparable loss to the economy and development plans, COVID-19 has another new victim in its sights. The unfortunate victim is no other but the Punjab Local Government (LG) elections 2020. Nobody knows whether arrangements of elections may take place or ominousness will loom ...

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  • Today the world is rife with daunting challenges involving economic sustainability, high-tech growth, trade, infrastructure, finance, global connectivity, people-to-people connections, climate, social order and most urgently, the COVID-19 pandemic. No one can neutralise these problems individually. ...

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  • A watershed moment arrives on May 21 when Pakistan and China celebrate their 69th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations, weathering all crises especially COVID-19. Chinese ambassador Yao Jing, in an interview to The Nation said that recently, G20 members adopted a debt service ...

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