ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Monday that Pakistan and China will sign several agreements during the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to Beijing.
The Prime Minister will visit China on 1-2 November at the head of a high-level delegation, according to a Foreign Office statement.
The Prime Minister is undertaking the visit at the invitation of Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.
This would be Prime Minister’s first visit to China since assuming office in April 2022 and follows his meeting with President Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan on 16th September 2022.
The Prime Minister will be among the first leaders to visit China following the historic 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
The Prime Minister’s visit represents the continuity of frequent leadership level exchanges between Pakistan and China. The Prime Minister will meet with President Xi Jinping and hold delegation level talks with Premier Li Keqiang.
The two sides will review the All-Weather Strategic Cooperation Partnership and exchange views on regional and global developments.
“The visit is also expected to advance the wide ranging bilateral cooperation agenda with the conclusion of a number of MoUs/Agreements in diverse areas, and consolidate the momentum of CPEC cooperation in the wake of the 11th meeting of the CPEC Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on 27th October 2022,” the statement said. TF REPORT