Islamabad: Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sought civil nuclear technology to overcome Pakistan's energy crisis during a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Sharif also discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations in different fields.

He focused on civil nuclear technology, trade and foreign investment during his talks with Li, sources said.

The PML-N Chief said China had invested in Pakistani nuclear projects in the past and should provide more cooperation to help the country overcome its energy crisis.

Premier Li, who is here on a two-day official visit to Pakistan as part of a four-nation trip, congratulated Sharif on his party's victory in the general election. He expressed good wishes for the new government of Pakistan.

Sharif expressed the hope that the two countries will continue working together for the mutual benefit of their people.

(Agencies)

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