New Delhi, 22nd August, 2021

While other countries are withdrawing their diplomats and civilians from Afghanistan, China continues to strengthen its friendship with the Taliban.

Not only this, China has issued advisory to its citizens in Afghanistan, advising Chinese citizens to follow Islamic customs.

Citizens have been asked by the Chinese Consulate in Afghanistan to dress according to the local culture in Afghanistan and to eat in public. China has urged its citizens to follow the customs here.

At the same time, China has warned its citizens to stay away from Kabul and other disturbed areas.

As far as China is concerned, China has given clear indications of recognition of Taliban as well as support for its ally Pakistan to increase its dominance in Afghanistan.