Modi's Central Asia Visit: Key Issues!
Zaki-Ur-Lakhvi: Amid India's concerns over China's move to block action against Pakistan over release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi.
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 July 2015, 03:22:43 PM
Amid India's concerns over China's move to block action against Pakistan over release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi.
Karakoram Highway Issue
Karakoram Highway is another bone of contention between the three nations. Also, known as the eighth wonder of the world, the Karakoram Highway was built by the governments of Pakistan and China.
Permanent membership of SCO
India will push for a permanent membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), where India is an observing member.(Displayed above is an earlier picture of SCO)
PM will also pitch for India joining the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Oman-Iran transit treaty for New Delhi to get a share of Turkmenistan’s vast natural gas reserves. PM is also expected tp stress on TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan- Iran-Pakistan) pipeline
It is expected that five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan can grow many fold from the small base of USD 1.4 billion currently.