Workers arrange a banner featuring the Chinese and Pakistani flags ahead of a visit to Islamabad by China’s President Xi Jinping in 2015. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif is expected to arrive in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP

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Workers arrange a banner featuring the Chinese and Pakistani flags ahead of a visit to Islamabad by China’s President Xi Jinping in 2015. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif is expected to arrive in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP
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