ISLAMABAD: Shehbaz Sharif left Pakistan on Tuesday for trip to China first state visit to a neighboring country after the adoption office in April, where he will meet with President Xi Jinping, just a week after he cemented it place like the most powerful Leader of China since Mao Zedong.
The Foreign Office said it would be a two-day trip undertaken at the invitation of of Sharif’s Chinese colleague Li Keqiang, and this Sharif will joined Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and senior officials of his administration.
“My discussions with The Chinese leadership will focus on revival of CPEC among many other things. second phase of CPEC promises to announce in a new era of socio-economic progress which will improve the quality of our people life. The Chinese economy has a lot to learn. miracle”, prime minister tweeted shortly before departure off to Beijing.
My Discussions with The Chinese leadership will focus on revival of CPEC among many other things. 2nd phase of CPEC promises to announce in a new era of socio-economic progress it will improve the quality of our people life. The Chinese economy has a lot to learn. miracle. https://t.co/A6knRLzN6l
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 1, 2022
In a subsequent tweet, Sharif said he was “honored to be among first several leaders were invited after the historic ‘twice’ Decade Congress, hardening Jinping’s iron grip on power and presented new Lead line-up.
“During the time when world fights with several challengesPakistan and China stand together as friends and partners,” he said. added.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to hit the road on Today is my first visit to China, on invitation of his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.#PMShehbazinChina#PakPMInChina#SharedDestiny 🇨🇳 🇵🇰 rice.twitter.com/zCLBreTp2b
— PMLN President (@president_pmln) November 1, 2022
Visit follows Sharif’s meeting with Jinping on aside of Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Uzbekistan on 16 of September.
It represents continuity of frequent leadership level exchanges between Pakistan and China. In Pekin, prime minister meet with Jinping and hold talks at the delegation level with Keqiang.
During the meetings of the governments of the two countries review so-called “All-weather strategic cooperation partnership” and exchange of views on regional and global development.
Sharif also probably raise it debt problems after the country asked China to roll back over his $6.3 billion debt on Saturday. The two countries signed a loan agreement in June, with Chinese banks are lending $2.3 billion to Pakistan. help increase his reserves.
Visit also expected to advance a broad agenda of bilateral cooperation with conclusion of number of agreements in various fields.
Meanwhile, representative of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Wenbin said Sharif was among first foreign leaders will be invited to Beijing after last weekly convention.
“China and Pakistan are allweather strategic partners and hardcore friends,” Wang told reporters. in Beijing on This was reported on Wednesday by the South China Morning Post.
“China looks forward work with Pakistan in use this visit as an opportunity to further promote all-weather and high-level strategic collaboration to build rapprochement between China and Pakistan community with general future in in new era, and to contribute more to the maintenance of regional peace and stability, as well as international justice and justice”.