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China-Pakistan relations

Quietly, Sino-Pakistani projects gather pace

There's much more to Pakistan-China relations than meets the eye. Both nations never really talk of real co-operation that involves big money and grand strategies. High-profile state visits, which have enormous symbolic and political value, are no guide to the real depth of relations.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 6:16am

Premier Li Keqiang offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis

China and Pakistan should make co-operation on power generation a priority, Premier Li Keqiang said, as Islamabad seeks to end an energy crisis that causes power cuts of up to 20 hours a day and brings the economy to a near standstill.

Li arrived in Islamabad yesterday on the second leg of his first official trip since taking office in March, after a visit to India.

23 May 2013 - 5:58pm

Li Keqiang pledges stronger partnership with Pakistan

Premier Li Keqiang vowed to strengthen his country’s partnership with Pakistan on Wednesday as he began an official visit less than a fortnight after the country’s general election.

22 May 2013 - 8:36pm