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Why Sharif’s Recent Visit to Pakistan Wasn’t as Successful as Many Think

Chinese President Xi Jinping posing with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Image via Xinhua.

Dear Eric and Cobus,

Because I know you all care deeply about this topic, I thought I’d share my take on the Pakistan-China relationship and what came out of PM Sharif’s recent Beijing trip. I’m saying this because I’ve got a different take from what you wrote on Friday in your story Pakistan PM Sharif Had a Good – Very Good – Trip to Beijing and what Bloomberg Pakistan Bureau Chief Faseeh Mangi wrote in his recent story. For details, you can perhaps review this ghost-written English version of my Urdu-language audio interview with Aaj TV in Pakistan.

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