Pakistan, China agree to further expand cooperation on CPEC
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping which focused on expanding cooperation on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
A few hours after the prime minister arrived in China on a 2-day visit, the meeting between the two leaders took place at the China’s Great Hall of the People.
During the meeting, the two leaders agreed to increase multilateral cooperation between China and Pakistan, including CPEC, and further strengthen the strategic partnership.
Besides, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also discussed regional and global developments with President Xi Jinping.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif along with his delegation arrived in the capital city of China for two-day long visit at Premier Li Keqiang’s invitation to discuss the revitalisation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in his talks with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had tweeted before leaving that he would be one of the first world leaders to be invited after the historic 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
“At a time when the world is grappling with multiple challenges, Pakistan & China stand together as friends & partners,” he added.
He further said that, “the second phase of CPEC promises to usher in a new era of socio-economic progress that will uplift quality of our people’s lives. There is a lot to learn from Chinese economic miracle.”