Chinese archaeologists discover 11 th. century links between Jaffna and China

Chinese archaeologists discover 11 th. century links between Jaffna and China

Quite a number of Chinese ceramics were found, providing significant evidence of trade links between Sri Lanka and China.
The excavated artefacts in Kayts, Jaffna, are mainly Chinese ceramics, accompanied by a few local and Southeast or South Asian pottery. The Chinese ware can be dated to the second half of the 11th century and early 12th century, during the rule of the Northern Song dynasty in China, Chinese archaeologist Chen Jie told Kelum Bandara of Daily Mirror..

India strongly condemns terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

India strongly condemns terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

In an official statement, India said: “We condole the loss of lives in this dastardly attack. There can be no justification whatsoever for any act of terrorism. The perpetrators of this heinous attack should be brought to justice expeditiously,” said an official statement issued by the ministry.
It added that “such terrorist attacks only strengthens the resolve of the international community to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”

Saudi Arabia and China stand by Pakistan in its hour of need

Saudi Arabia and China stand by Pakistan in its hour of need

The US-led IMF had threatened to ask Pakistan to cut down on projects linked to the China-funded multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which Washington describes as a “debt trap”, and the Trump administration had clearly stated that it will not disburse funds to help Pakistan if the objective is basically to repay its debt to China, thus forcing Pakistan to look out for financial packages from Saudi Arabia and China.

China to open world’s longest bridge over sea on October 24

China to open world’s longest bridge over sea on October 24

The bridge, which connects Hong Kong and Macau with mainland China, is 55 km long and six lanes wide. The project is aimed at bringing these three places closer by reducing the journey time to just about an hour long. Reportedly built using more steel than as many as 60 Eiffel Towers, the multi-billion dollar project has been touted as the result of an international collaboration.

China to support UN listing of terrorist Masood Azar only if Pakistan consents

China to support UN listing of terrorist Masood Azar only if Pakistan consents

China, in its statement, said that since Pakistan didn’t agree with India on this issue, there is no “consensus” between the two directly affected parties. Beijing made it clear that China will support the issue only if Pakistan agrees with India. “If all parties come to a consensus, we will support it. But it is the parties that are rightly concerned who are not coming around to the same conclusion, like India and Pakistan don’t have the same conclusions,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on on Friday.

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