ISLAMABAD – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reached Islamabad on his three-day official visit on Friday.
This will be the first high-level visit by any Chinese official to Pakistan after the country elected a new government led by Imran Khan.
Besides meeting his Pakistani counterpart, Wang is likely to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan and President-elect Arif Alvi and discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and bilateral issues. He will also meet the main leaders of Pakistani side and exchange views on bilateral relations, regional as well as international issues of mutual interest.
Earlier Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said: “China and Pakistan are all-weather, strategic and cooperative partners. Our bilateral ties have been developing at sound momentum. “We have seen frequent high-level exchanges and political cooperation is also moving forward and there are rich outcomes from the CPEC .”