September 14 – Daily Sabah states that Ankara's ambassador to Pakistan yesterday hailed the strong relations between the two countries, ahead of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu's visit to Islamabad. "Pakistan and Turkey already enjoy exemplary and historic relations based on heritage, culture, religion and there are very strong bonds," Ambassador Mustafa Yurdakul said.
New Delhi Times: China to Fund Installation of Modern Facilities at Pakistan-Afghan Border Crossings
February 13 – New Delhi Times states that China plans to fund and install modern reception centers, drinking water and cold storage facilities at main entry points on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Chinese project aims to better serve the daily movement of tens of thousands of people as well as trade convoys, and will help ease tensions between the two countries, officials said.