Pakistani PM held important meeting with Chinese President during his maiden visit
ISLAMABAD/BEIJING – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on Chinese President Xi Jinping during his maiden visit and discuss regional and global developments, especially the revitalization of the Pak-China flagship project CPEC.
A statement issued by Prime Minister’s office said PM Shehbaz and the Chinese President agreed to promote their multidimensional cooperation under CPEC and further strengthen their strategic partnership.
The two leaders met on Wednesday with a special focus on bilateral cooperation mainly in the industrial sector.
PM Shehbaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing this morning. Pakistan & China agree to promote multidimensional cooperation, including revitalisation of CPEC & further strengthening of strategic partnership. #PMShehbazinChina link #PakPMInChina link #SharedDestiny link ???????? ???????? pic.twitter.com/iVklt9ULgZ link — Government of Pakistan (@GovtofPakistan) November 2, 2022 link
Pakistani PM is reportedly among the first leaders to visit China since President Xi Jinping secured a third term as general secretary at the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th party congress.
Besides meeting the Chinese President, PM Sharif would also call on Premier Li Keqiang, Chinese investors, and Pakistani businessmen separately today, per the Prime Minister’s office.
A high-level delegation of the federal cabinet, special assistants, and senior government officials accompanied the premier on his visit to a neighboring country.