Pakistan foiled all conspiracies against CPEC: minister

She also defended the Dollars 46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) while reacting to Modi's remarks that only by respecting sovereignty of countries involved can regional connectivity corridors fulfil their promise and avoid differences and discord.

China has told India that its "purely commercial" projects were "without prejudice" to its views on the disputed status of PoK, which was for India and Pakistan to resolve. "I am sorry to say that we have not seen signs of that so far", he said.

New Delhi has been opposing CPEC, as the proposed economic corridor would pass through areas which India has been accusing Pakistan of illegally occupying in Kashmir.

He urged all the stakeholders to join forces in successful execution of CPEC, which is a game changer not only for Pakistan and China, but for the entire region.

"With China, the overall broadening of ties, especially in business and people-to-people contacts, has been overshadowed by differences on certain political issues".

"What we are trying to do is to convince China that our rise is not harmful to China's rise just as China's rise is not harmful to us", the FS said. Identifying terrorism as the most "pervasive and serious challenge" to worldwide security, he said that developing a serious global response to it was of the highest priority but rued that it remained hard to do. "But it is important for the two countries not to lose sight of the strategic nature of their engagement, or falter in their conviction that their rise can be mutually supportive", he said.

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Throwing its weight behind India, France said January 18 that it will ensure the proposal to designate Pakistan-based JeM's chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist is "reintroduced" in the Sanctions Committee of the U.N. Security Council.

Foreign secretary S. Jaishankar also criticised Pakistan for "blocking" The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), saying the regional grouping has become "ineffective" due to insecurity of one member nation. We hope to partially remedy this through the BBIN sub-regional grouping.

On South China Sea dispute, the foreign secretary said India's position was consistent with the global law and its overall stand on it in sync with the worldwide community.

"We are ready to invest for establishing an e-commerce platform in Pakistan", said Ma while meeting the premier on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. "There can be no getting away from the myriad of global challenges that will eventually require a credible multilateral response".

Although India, has pointed out China's objections of exploration projects in the controversial South China Sea suggesting that they applied different standards on that issue.

"China has been stressing that under the strong leadership of the two countries, China and India relationship is growing stably and we have been expanding our cooperation".

  • Douglas Reid