Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang Thursday gave green signal to future expected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that his country would cooperate in civil nuclear technology to overcome energy crisis in the country.
Talking to media after an hour long meeting, Nawaz Sharif said that friendship between two countries is higher than mountains and deeper than oceans and this relationship is all weathers and time tested.
Nawaz said Chinese Premier has invited him to visit China which he accepted adding that China's visit would be one of his first spot of foreign tour after taking charge of PM office.
He said both leader agreed on cooperation in economic and defence fields.
Expected PM said Pakistan would work for prosperity and peace in the region with help of great friend of China.
Earlier, Pakistan Muslim League chief, Mian Nawaz Sharif, held a meeting with visiting Chinese Prime Minister in Islamabad on Thursday morning.
Both the leaders held in-depth discussion on the ways to further strengthening of existing bilateral and strategic relations in various fields, sources said.
Sources said the PML-N leaders Mian Shahbaz Sharif‚ Chaurdy Nisar Ali Khan and Senator Ishaq Dar were also present on the occasion.
The Chinese PM congratulated Nawaz Sharif on the success of his party in the general elections and hoped it will help further strengthen democracy in the country.
Earlier‚ services chiefs including chairman joint Chiefs of Committee also called on the Chinese Prime Minister and discussed various matters relating to Defence cooperation between the two countries.
Pakistan and China on Wednesday agreed to strengthen their strategic partnership‚ expand economic ties and promote people-to-people contacts after the two sides held wide-ranging.
President Asif Ali Zardari and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met in Islamabad and a luncheon was hosted in the honor of distinguished guests.