BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived here on Friday morning on his first official visit of China at the invitation of the Chinese leadership to review entire range of bilateral relations and to participate in First China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai.
China’s Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing, and senior government officials received the prime minister at the Beijing Capital Airport.
Pakistan Ambassador to China Masood Khalid was also present.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bukhtiar, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textile, Industry, Production and Investment, Abdul Razzak Dawood and Chief Minister of Balochistan, Jam Kamal.
During the visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.
The two sides will review the entire range of bilateral relations which have enjoyed a long history of mutual trust and mutual support.
The two sides will also sign several agreements and MoU of cooperation in diverse fields.
After his visit to the Chinese capital, the Prime Minister will visit Shanghai to participate in First China International Import Expo in Shanghai, where Pakistan is exhibiting a wide range of export products.
The Prime Minister will be a key note speaker at the inauguration of the Expo.
On the sidelines of Shanghai Forum, Prime Minister will hold meetings with other world leaders. He will also hold meetings with leaders of Chinese financial and corporate sector.