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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 78

Pakistan, China agree to further enhance nuclear cooperation

[b]Pakistan, China agree to further enhance nuclear cooperation[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 29 December, ([/b] Pakistan and China have agreed to further enhance cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

The agreement was reached during a meeting between Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Chinese Minister for Science and Technology National Defense and Chairman of China's Atomic Energy Authority Mr. Sun Qin at Chashma in the eastern Punjab Province.

Mr. Shaukat Aziz said that the history of Pakistan's nuclear technology is a testimony to the peaceful nature of nuclear cooperation between Pakistan and China.

He said china would assist Pakistan in building and commissioning larger reactors to meet its growing energy needs.

Mr. Aziz said Pak-China bilateral cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear technology will increase so that Pakistan can meet its growing energy requirements necessitated by the fast economic growth.

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