ISLAMABAD: Pakistan House held a conference on “China, Pakistan & Russia: Regional Stability and Dividends for Peace” for finding out common grounds for promoting integration between China, Pakistan and Russia. The speakers stressed that China, Pakistan and Russia (CPR) relationship will be more influential, as their abilities complement each other. Russia is an alternative source for Western military technology and energy supplier, China is economically more powerful than the other two, with considerable foreign exchange reserves looking to invest in different sectors. Moreover, Russian support to Pakistan is significant because it implies that Russia will no longer give preferential treatment to its historical friend India.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 10th, 2018.