On Sunday, Pakistan and China pledged to complete the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), when Wang Yi, the Chinese Foreign minister called Imran Khan, the PM and expressed their desire to extend the bilateral strategic partnership.
On Friday, Wang arrived on a three-day visit and net Khan in Islamabad.
In a statement, the Prime Minister’s office said, “Foreign Minister underscored the significance of the CPEC for the mutual benefit of the people of both countries.”
The Chinese Foreign minister conveyed the desire of Chinese leadership to work with the new government for further improvement of partnership between Pakistan and China.
He even highlighted the significance of the China-Pakistan relationship which served as a model of friendship in interstate relations. Wang even conveyed the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang for an official visit to Khan.
Khan repeated that Pakistan’s relationship with China is a cornerstone of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy.
According to an official statement, “The Prime Minister reiterated that the Government is committed to the implementation of the CPEC.” The meeting even discussed regional situations and global issues.
Earlier, he met his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Qamar Javed Bajwa, Army chief General. He even attended the swearing-in ceremony of the new president, Arif Alvi.