"We strongly support the Chinese president's leading effort to create the world's largest economic and cultural platform within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, a modern network that would link China with the various areas and countries of the world", he said.
Pakistani media reported that Chinese companies had "conducted survey and studies on the North Indus Cascade project". An important part of the OBOR project is the CPEC corridor, which has brought $46 billion worth investment to Pakistan.
Mr Baglay said India supports connectivity across the region, but there is a problem with the Pakistan end of "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) - a term widely used to describe the project.
The Chinese side in their last high-level meeting agreed to convert the survey and initial study to an MoU whereby the Chinese will conduct a detailed study spanning over a period of three months on a developing roadmap for financing that will lead to initiation and completion of these mega projects.
Meanwhile, Chinese Ambassador to Kuwait Wang Di said that the Belt and Road initiative will not only benefit China, it will have a greater impact on the Asian region and the world.
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Following the meeting, three agreements signed between Turkey and China on extradition of criminals, worldwide highway transportation and reciprocial establishment of cultural centers in the two countries.
Sharif said China was Pakistan's "strategic partner" which has always stood by the country.
"This is an example of China taking care of India's concern", Luo had said.
The Gwadar port opposite the Mumbai's port housing the Indian Navy's western naval command provides a berth for China in the Arabian Sea and to the Indian Ocean.
Asked about the invitation to North Korea to attend, Anna Richey-Allen, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department's East Asia Bureau, said the United States expected China to push its neighbor to return to "serious talks" on denuclearization.
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The rejection could prove troublesome for Valls, who risks expulsion from his Socialist Party for backing Macron's candidacy. Also new to politics, she said she doesn't plan to do big campaign rallies reading prepared speeches to bored crowds.
India's worries over the 3,000 km long CPEC project connecting Pakistan's deep-water port Gwadar and China's Xinjiang stem from the fact that Gwadar, which was taken over by the Chinese, will become a future naval base.
The composition of his delegation to China, particularly the presence of four Chief Ministers, is testimony to the broad-based Pakistan-China friendship, Sharif was quoted as saying.
Ambassador Hayat said that his country would be partaking in the May 14-15 worldwide media cooperation forum dedicated to the initiative and revealed that over 80 countries will participate in the event.
The prime minister pointed out that Pakistan had already made good progress in execution of energy and infrastructure projects.
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Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.14823, the 24 month is 0.90943, and the 36 month is 0.88360. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze.