PM arrives in Beijing on second leg of five-day visit to China

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has arrived in Beijing in the second segment of his five-day visit to China.

He was received by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong at the airport.

The Prime Minister is accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and other members of the cabinet and senior officials.

The Prime Minister has an extensive programme in Beijing reflecting depth and breadth of Pakistan-China ties. He will meet the President, the Premier and the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress.

Shehbaz Sharif will also attend a Pakistan-China Friendship and Business event and have meetings with the Chief Executive Officers of leading Chinese companies working on CPEC projects.

A number of MoUs between the two countries on cooperation in various fields are likely to be signed.

Source: Radio Pakistan