Pakistan and china friendship start in 1950 and
Pakistan was the Muslim country which recognize china. Since then, both countries
have very near and helpful relationship and the two countries have commonly
exchanged high-level official visit subsequent in a variety of agreements. The
PRC has providing financial, military and mechanical support to Pakistan.
Pakistan was one of only two countries, together with Cuba, to offer central
support for the PRC in after the Tiananmen protests of 1989.
Pakistan and china also share close military relation, with China providing a
variety of new weapons to the Pakistani security forces. China–Pakistan Economic Corridor is a collection of substructure
schemes that are presently under construction all over Pakistan. Firstly prized at $46 billion, the worth of CPEC
projects is now worth $62 billion. CPEC is planned to quickly improve
Pakistani setup and support its economy by the creation of new transport
networks, many energy schemes, and special economic zones. The CPEC will join Pakistan with China and
the Chief Asian countries with highway attaching Kashgar to Khunjerab and Gwadar. Gwadar port in southern Pakistan will serve as the trade
courage center for China, as most of its trade specially that of oil will be
done over the port.
Maintaining close relations with China is a central part
of Pakistan’s foreign policy. Pakistan
also gave a positive answer to China’s good engagement always. Pakistan did
full diplomacy in establishing diplomatic relations between America and China
and in restoring China’s membership in UN. .
Chinese cooperation with Pakistan
has reached economic high points, with substantial Chinese investment in
Pakistani infrastructural expansion including the Pakistani deep-water port
Pakistan has served as China’s main bridge between Muslim countries. Pakistan
also played an important role in bridging the communication gap between China
and the West by facilitating the 1972 Nixon visit to China.
and China has long history of reliable and time tested relationship. PakChina
friendship has been proved to be model of friendship between two neighboring
states. Both states have strong political, defence, social and economic
relations. The changes took place in government of both states do not affect
their relations. Their friendship is based on the principle of equality and
mutual interests in all the fields of life. Both states respect the
independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of each other. Both
countries are giving much importance to their mutual relations in their foreign
policy. Pakistan supported Chinese point of view on one China policy, Tibet and
Taiwan issues. China always gives defence and economic assistance to Pakistan.
In Pakistan, there is huge Chinese investment which is likely to invest in the
development of infrastructure, roads, highway, ports, and energy and
communications sectors. Pakistan welcomed the Chinese investment for social and
economic development. China supported Pakistan role against terrorism in this region.
Both states are giving much importance to strengthen their economic relations.
Chinese investment in Pakistan is gradually increasing which is very important
for economic development. In South Asia, Pakistan is first country which has
FTA (free trade agreement) with China. Pakistan and China are good trading
partners. During first five years of FTA, Pakistan’s exports were increased.
So, it is planned to extend FTA for next five years. Both states cooperate each
others in the field of trade, economic, agriculture, industry, energy, communication,
and technology sectors. Pakistan-China relations are an excellent example of
shared perceptions on important issues and dependable friendship based on
principles. Historically, Pakistan and China has strong defence relations.
China shares close military relations with Pakistan and transfer modern
equipments to Pakistan defence forces. China gave material and moral support to
Pakistan during Soviet invasion in Afghanistan, wars against India and as a
frontline state against terrorism. Both states want to promote diplomatic,
defence, economic, and social relations. The relations between two states
describe as higher than Himalaya, deeper than Arabian Sea.