China commits $6.5 billion for Pakistani nuclear project

China has committed $6.5 billion to finance the construction of a major nuclear power project in Pakistan`s port city of Karachi as it seeks to strengthen ties with its strategic partner, Pakistani officials said.

Pak raises 25,000-strong force to protect nuclear arsenal

Pakistan has raised a 25,000-strong special force and put in place extensive measures to protect and manage its strategic assets, including its nuclear arsenal, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Saturday.