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Belt and Road

China and Pakistan fall out over Belt and Road frameworks

Deadlock over interest rates for major rail project stalls annual summit

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping: The two countries are embroiled in their most serious disagreement relating to the Belt and Road Initiative. (Source photos by AP)

KARACHI -- China and Pakistan are embroiled in their most serious disagreement relating to the Belt and Road Initiative, causing the annual bilateral summit of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to be delayed.

The Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) is CPEC's principal decision-making body. It is jointly chaired by Pakistan's minister for planning, development and special initiatives and the vice chairman of China's National Development and Reform Commission.

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