- It’s an honor for me to be first leader visits sister country after the 20th CCP meeting
- looking for forward talk with Chinese leadership strengthens cooperation in various fields
BEIJING: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said he expects further deepening of strategic relations and expansion trade as well as business ties with China during his forthcoming visit.
“I hope the visit will result in further strengthening our strategic relationship and strengthening business as well as trade with China,” he said in an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN). in Interview.
prime minister planned begin en official visit to China on Nov. 1. It is his first visit to China, as he took office in April.
Shehbaz Sharif is one of the first the consignment of foreign leaders will visit China after the conclusion of 20th National Congress of communist party of China (CPC) in Beijing.
“I am very honored and deeply moved, and I am very pleased know what am I one of in first leaders from world visit my brotherly and friendly country China. What shows and reflects the depth of our friendship and strength of our understanding and our connection,” he said. added.
prime minister said he looks forward to his negotiations with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and Chinese leadership strengthen cooperation in various fields.
About help extended for China for in flood-hit people in Pakistan, he expressed gratitude for Chinese leadership, people and companies who made a generous contribution.
“China supplies food itemsmedicine, mosquito nets and more of Another items for in flood-affected people,” he added.
He said that the Chinese leadership has contributed in very big way And they want to know from Pakistani government what else can China do support in the floodstruck people.
Appreciating fast development of China in economic, social and cultural areas, he opined that China believes in globalization and wanted imitate the Chinese model of economic development.
About the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has entered a high-quality second phase he said that the flagship project of The Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR) has transformed the energy sector and infrastructure in Pakistan.
Road network built under CPEC in All parts of the country has shortened travel time and now people could easily be reached from one place to another he added.
prime minister said he would also discuss expansion role of CPEC under the Belt and Road Initiative.