Afghanistan vs pakistan

afghanistan vs pakistan

Is Afghanistan in Pakistan?

Afghanistan is a mountainous country in south-central Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and China. The country occupies a total area of about 251,772 square miles. Pakistan, on the other hand, is a country in South Asia.

Why did the Afghanistan vs Pakistan series get postponed?

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) CEO Hamid Shinwari confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that they tried to move the series to Pakistan, but eventually decided to postpone the series considering the situation around Afghanistan.

Is Pakistan in economic competition with India and Iran in Afghanistan?

However, Pakistan finds itself in economic competition with its regional rival Iran and India, which are also trying to increase their economic influence in Central Asia and challenge Afghanistan’s economic dependency on Pakistan. India’s growing economic foothold in Afghanistan has stoked Pakistan’s fears.

Which countries border Pakistan?

It is bordered by Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and China. The country occupies a total area of about 251,772 square miles. Pakistan, on the other hand, is a country in South Asia. It occupies a total area of about 307,374 square miles. It is bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, India, and China.

Does Pakistan have a border with Afghanistan?

Pakistan and Afghanistan share an immense border stretching 1510 miles (2430 km) along the southern and eastern edges of Afghanistan. 1 The Afghan provinces of Badakhshan, Nurestan, Konar, Nangarhar, Paktiya, Khost, Paktika, Zabul, Kandahar, Helmand, and Nimruz are all adjacent to the Pakistani border.

Who are Afghans in Pakistan?

Afghans in Pakistan ( Urdu: افغان مهاجرين, Afghan Muhajreen) are citizens of Afghanistan who are temporarily residing in Pakistan as refugees or asylum seekers. It can also include permanent residing Afghan people. Most were born and raised in Pakistan during the last four decades.

What is the difference between Afghanis and Pakistanis?

• An interesting difference between both countries is that the people of Pakistan are called Pakistanis, but people of Afghanistan are called Afghans, not Afghanis.

Where is Afghanistan located in the world?

At 652,230 km2 (251,830 sq mi), Afghanistan is the worlds 41st largest country, slightly bigger than France and smaller than Burma, about the size of Texas in the United States. It borders Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and China in the far east.

Why is there an impasse between India and Afghanistan?

The Tajik and Uzebk ethnic groups though have historically not been able to dominate Afghanistan, a Pashtun majority country. And since India has no borders with Afghanistan, it is not possible for her to intervene or secure her national interests without first physically over-running a nuclear armed Pakistan. Hence the impasse in Afghanistan!

Why is India worried about the Taliban taking over Afghanistan?

“India is especially worried because the last time the Taliban were in power, they sheltered pro-Pakistani militants,” the analysts said. New Delhi is concerned that “an emboldened Pakistan will use this as an opportunity to hit India; doing so would raise the potential of a broader India-Pakistan conflict.”

Are China and Pakistan set to deepen their footprints in Afghanistan?

“Not only has the Taliban, traditionally an anti-India group, seized power, but India’s Chinese and Pakistani rivals are now poised to deepen their footprints in Afghanistan,” he said.

Is there a future for peace between India and Pakistan?

Both India and Pakistan have historical claims and substantial influence and engagement in Afghanistan. Resolving earlier geo-political conflicts, therefore, is key to a future of peace in Pakistan and relations between India and Pakistan must necessarily improve for that to happen, if and when it does.

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