PM, President Xi review Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation

PM, President Xi review Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation

BEIJING (UNA-OIC) – Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday in Beijing reviewed the entire gamut of Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, in a warm and cordial atmosphere.

Both leaders held a meeting at the Great Hall of People. This was the first meeting of the two leaders since the Prime Minister’s visit to China in October 2019.

The prime minister underscored that China was Pakistan’s steadfast partner, staunch supporter and ‘Iron Brother’.

The all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China had withstood the tests of times and the two nations firmly stood side by side in realizing their visions and shared aspirations of peace, stability, development and prosperity, he added.

The prime minister briefed president Xi on people-centered geo-economics vision and his government’s policies for Pakistan’s sustained growth, industrial development, agricultural modernization, and regional connectivity.

He lauded China’s continued support and assistance to Pakistan’s socio-economic development which had greatly benefitted from the high-quality development of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Prime Minister Khan welcomed increased Chinese investments in CPEC’s Phase-II which centered on industrialization and improving people’s livelihoods.

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