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China and Pakistan boost ties
Billions of dollars in trade deals to be signed during visit by China's PM to Pakistan.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2010 05:46 GMT

China and Pakistan are set to sign billions of dollars worth of trade and business deals in a bid to boost military and political ties. 
 
The deals come on the second day of a visit by Wen Jiabao, China's prime minister, to Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, for a trip aimed at boosting relations between the two countries.

Some analysts say growing ties between the US and India - Pakistan's neighbouring rival - are pushing Islamabad to forge closer ties with China.
 
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Islamabad.

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