Despite the ongoing unrest, an economic crisis and United Nations’ concerns over human rights, more Chinese citizens are joining the country’s “gold rush”. Once a small minority, Chinese nationals now make up Afghanistan’s biggest group of expatriates.
ANI: Afghanistan’s economy is already in shambles. The international community has not recognized the Taliban-led government in power. Afghanistan’s overseas funds are also frozen. Under these circumstances, Chinese investment is a ray of hope for the Taliban. However, promising is one thing and actually investing in the country is another. Click here to read more
Bloomberg: Experts who follow the country say that after two decades of warfare, the Taliban haven’t managed to transition from insurgents to rulers. The government is run largely based on orders from spiritual leader Haibatullah Akhundzada, who rules from the Taliban birthplace in the Kandahar region bordering Pakistan. All of that is also giving China
Akmal Dawi VOA News September 13, 2022 From the world’s second-smallest state, Monaco, to the most populous country, India, representatives from more than 20 governments and international organizations on Monday condemned the Taliban’s policies of shutting down secondary schools and denying other fundamental rights to Afghan girls and women. Even Pakistan, the purported benefactor of
ANI: China is currently engaged in pampering the Taliban, which finds itself in a state of diplomatic isolation. Its focus is on business with hopes of a better deal. China’s recent efforts to promote and support the Taliban 2.0 regime indicate that it is getting ready to recognize the government currently in place in Afghanistan.
8am: The Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian tweeted on Tuesday that 51 thousand of civilians have been killed in the US war over the past 20 years in Afghanistan. According to Lijian, 69,000 security forces of the Afghan government and 2,448 American soldiers have also been killed in Afghanistan. Click here to read more (external
Ariana: Extending travel ban exemptions for leaders of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) [Taliban] is necessary for world’s engagement with the government, China’s ambassador to the United Nations has said. A UN Security Council waiver allowing 13 IEA leaders, including Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, to travel abroad expired last Friday, after member
Zia ur Rehman VOA News August 11, 2022 ISLAMABAD — The severe isolation of Afghanistan since the Taliban captured the country’s capital a year ago has provided China an opportunity to become a major player in the country. Beijing has joined the international community in urging Kabul’s new rulers to implement reforms, such as forming an
Asgar Asgarov VOA News August 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — A year after their forces swept through Afghanistan and surged to power, the Taliban still struggle to gain international recognition, even though several countries have engaged with the group in one way or another, especially to respond to an unfolding humanitarian crisis there. Most recently, Afghanistan made
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 29, 2022 ISLAMABAD — China has said that it will not charge tariffs on 98 percent of goods being imported from Afghanistan, in an apparent bid to boost bilateral trade ties as Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers struggle to revive the country’s sanctions-hit economy nearly a year after taking power. Chinese Foreign Minister