SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONS BETWEEN CHINA AND PAKISTAN IN THE CONTEXT OF OBOR

  • Azra Firdous
  • Syed Salahuddin Ahmed

Abstract

This article relates to the Chinese multidimensional One Belt OneRoad Initiative (OBOR). One of the aspects of our research is themanifestation of cultural social relations between China and Pakistan. Wehave tried to prove that there is every likelihood that cultural onslaught ofChinese society will clash in the long run with the traditional Islamicsociety of Pakistan. CPEC has an economic potential. China's intention isto expand its dominance in the region, where as Pakistan will be in aposition to move forward from its stagnant economy. We cannot forget theresults of intermingling of socio-cultural norms, values and traditions. Itmay change the rules of the game. Under the canopy of euphoria, identitymust not be forgotten. There is no doubt that regional connectivity wouldultimately bring regional prosperity but there are serious socio cultureimpediments

Published
2020-08-16