Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at Nur Khan base in Islamabad. Photo: AP

British royal couple William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for ‘complex’ visit amid tight security

  • It is the first trip to Pakistan by members of the royal family since Prince Charles and his wife Camilla came in 2006
  • Pakistan, which had witnessed several terror attacks, has deployed more than 1,000 commandos for the couple’s protection
Topic |   Pakistan

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Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at Nur Khan base in Islamabad. Photo: AP
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Fishermen at the harbour in Gwadar, Balochistan, Pakistan. What used to be a small fishing town has been transformed by Chinese investment. Photo: Bloomberg

Ignore US conspiracy theories. Khan needs China-Pakistan Economic Corridor now more than ever

  • Work has slowed to a trickle on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a jewel in the crown of Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • Claims of US interference are nonsense; the truth is Khan’s distracted government has realised the project is its best hope amid a tanking economy
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Fishermen at the harbour in Gwadar, Balochistan, Pakistan. What used to be a small fishing town has been transformed by Chinese investment. Photo: Bloomberg
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