The undeniable fact is that the Taliban are in control of Afghanistan. However, the international community still deals with the country like a pariah state, adding to the vows of ordinary Afghans suffering from acute poverty. The US withdrew from the country
Pakistan has moved its attention to geo-economics ever since the publication of its first National Security Policy. Following a current worldwide trend, this strategy shift from geopolitics to geoeconomics. Geoeconomics is an approach to economics that considers the world economy’s geography and
The Interim Afghan Government’s (IAG) financial constraints and the confiscation of Afghan Central Bank reserves have had a direct impact on the nation’s economy. Economic instability has made it possible for adversarial forces to use the populace as a tool to further
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a centrepiece initiative of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). CPEC has evolved into an essential component of the BRI, connecting China’s western region to the rest of the world, including Central Asia. The BRI aspires
Afghanistan has exported more than $743 million, $207 million, and $23 million worth of goods to Pakistan, India, and Tajikistan, respectively. Pakistan is at the top of the list of Afghanistan’s export destinations because Afghanistan has done the most business with Pakistan.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Pakistan and Uzbekistan on December 26, 2022, during the visit of Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Khodjave Jamshid Abdukhakimovich to Islamabad. In a related development, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to establish a cooperative market
2022 would go down as a tumultuous year in Pakistan’s history. Persistent brinkmanship amongst political parties and a downward economic spiral has spilt over the country’s foreign relations. The year was also bad for the civil-military relationship. Meanwhile, the power of social
A NEW ERA OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AMONG CHINA, ARAB STATES AND PAKISTAN ON 7 December 2022, China’s President Xi Jinping arrived in Riyadh to pay a state visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of