Chinese FM to arrive in Pakistan today on three-day visit

Chinese FM to arrive in Pakistan today on three-day visit

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Chinese Foreign Minister Foreign Minister and State Wang Yi will arrive in Pakistan today on a three-day official visit.

According to the press briefing by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Thursday, the Chinese State Councilor will visit Pakistan upon the invitation of Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

She said besides holding talks and a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Wang Yi will also meet major Pakistani leaders.

The spokesperson said the two sides will exchange views on bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of mutual interest.

 “The two sides have maintained frequent high-level exchanges and pragmatic cooperation in various fields has progressed smoothly,” she added.

Hua Chunying further said the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has achieved fruitful results.

 “We hope and look forward to this visit, continue the traditional friendship between China and Pakistan, promote mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, and push China-Pakistan all-weather strategic partnership to a new height” the spokesperson said.

The visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister would be the first high-level exchange between China and Pakistan after the formation of new government in Pakistan.