November 18 – Azer News states that a Video Link Conference was held at the Embassy of Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamabad on Saturday between the Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the members of Uzbekistan-Pakistan Business Council (UPBC), Pakistan's Dispatch News Desk agency reported. More than 50 representatives from the business community of Islamabad and Rawalpindi attended the meeting.
International Business Times: Pakistan Begins War Preparations, Approves Military Response If India Attacks
February 22: International Business Times report by Kalyan Kumar states that tensions between India and Pakistan escalated further with the Pakistan government headed by Imran Khan authorizing its military to “respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure” by neighboring India. Both are nuclear-armed rivals.