PM Imran Khan to embark on three-day China visit

PM Imran Khan to embark on three-day China visit

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Beijing on Monday (today) on a three-day official visit to China to discuss issues of regional and bilateral significance with the Chinese leadership, the Radio Pakistan reported.

During his visit, the prime minister will hold meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and other important government figures.

Prime Minister Khan will also discuss expansion of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework besides cooperation in agriculture, industrial and socio-economic sectors.

The PM will address China Pakistan Business Forum in Beijing to further promote economic and trade exchanges between the two countries.

The PM will also meet with Chinese entrepreneurs and heads of different companies during the visit.

According to a report in Radio Pakistan, the two sides will discuss immediate implementation of Phase-II of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement, signed between the two strategic cooperative partners to further enhance bilateral business and trade.

They will also examine the abolition of quota for all Pakistani agro products like rice, wheat, corn, soybean, sugar and tobacco as Pakistan will prove to be a food basket for China.

This is the third visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China within a year.