Major events in China-Pakistan ties

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The following are major events in the China-Pakistan relations over the past 60 years:

On May 21, 1951, China and Pakistan established diplomatic relations.

In April 1955, Premier Zhou Enlai held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister M. Ali during the Bandung Conference, and both sides agreed that bilateral ties should be strengthened.

In October 1956, at the invitation of the Chinese government, Pakistani Prime Minister H.E. Sulawadi paid an official visit to China. In December 1956, Premier Zhou Enlai visited Pakistan.

In January 1963, China and Pakistan signed the first long-term trade agreement.

In March 1963, the two countries signed a boundary agreement on China's Xinjiang and the adjacent areas whose defense is under the actual control of Pakistan.

In February 1964, Premier Zhou Enlai visited Pakistan and in December Pakistani President Ayub Khan visited China.

In November 1970, Pakistan President Yahay Khan visited China.

In May 1980, Pakistani President Zia-ul Huq visited China.

In October 1982, the China-Pakistan Joint Committee of Economy, Trade and Technology was set up.

In February 1989, Pakistani Prime Minister B. Bhutto visited China, and in November Premier Li Peng visited Pakistan.

In December 1996, President Jiang Zemin paid a state visit to Pakistan, during which the two countries decided to establish a comprehensive partnership.

In May 2001, Premier Zhu Rongji visited Pakistan and in December Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf paid a state visit to China.

In November 2003, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf visited China. During the visit, leaders of both sides signed the China-Pakistan Joint Declaration on Directions of Bilateral Cooperation, which set directions and goals to consolidate mutual benefit cooperation in all fields.

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