PM’s China visit to mark the conclusion of diverse agreements, advance CPEC cooperation

ISLAMABAD, 29 Oct. On Friday, Pakistan announced that the visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to China the following week would signify the completion of memoranda of understanding and agreements in several different fields and assist forward the agenda of bilateral cooperation.

Asim Iftikhar, a spokesperson for the Foreign Office, stated during a weekly press conference that the visit scheduled for November 1-2 was likely to advance a broad range of bilateral cooperation goals, during which the two parties would review the All-Weather Strategic Cooperation Partnership and exchange opinions on local and international events.

He said the visit would also help consolidate the momentum of CPEC cooperation in the wake of the 11th meeting of the CPEC Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) held on Thursday, in which both sides expressed satisfaction over the ongoing projects under CPEC. At the same time, several new projects were also proposed.  

The prime minister would meet with President Xi Jinping and hold delegation-level talks with Premier Li Keqiang.