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Pakistan can squeeze a better BRI deal out of China

Imran Khan should publish project details to end uncertainty and win popular support

| Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan should push for more transparency as well as a better deal with China.   © Reuters

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China on Nov. 2-5, in his first trip to Islamabad's largest foreign investor, biggest aid donor and so-called all-weather friend.

As he heads for a face-to-face meeting with President Xi Jinping, the key question on Khan's mind will be the $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project -- his country's chunk of Beijing's huge Belt and Road Initiative.

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