President Alvi in China on two-day official visit

President Alvi in China on two-day official visit

Islamabad (Agencies): President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday reached China on a two-day official visit to the country at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

This will be the president’s first visit to China, “singularly aimed at conveying strong support and solidarity of Pakistan towards the Chinese government and people while Beijing is resolutely engaged in efforts against the novel coronavirus”.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Umar and senior officials are accompanying the president.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, a number of memorandums of understanding (MoU) expected to be signed between the two sides during the visit to enhance bilateral cooperation in multiple spheres.

The visit will play an important role in further solidifying the historic bond of trust and mutual support between the two “iron brothers”.

“It will also serve as an opportunity for the leadership of the two countries to review bilateral, regional and international issues and to advance the shared goals of promoting peace, prosperity and development in the region and beyond,” the statement read.