PM Imran, Chinese President discuss matters of mutual interest

PM Imran, Chinese President discuss matters of mutual interest


PM Imran, Xi discussed matters of mutual interest.

BEIJING (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss matters of mutual interest.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry, in a tweet, said that PM Imran Khan discussed bilateral ties as well as global developments.

A day earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan also met with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Saturday.

PM Imran was accompanied by the Minister for Finance; Minister for Planning, Reform and Special Initiatives; Minister for Information and Broadcasting and senior officials.

Congratulating Premier Li for organizing Beijing Winter Olympics, the Prime Minister highlighted that strategic ties between Pakistan and China served the fundamental interests of the two countries and were a factor of peace and stability in the region. He added that successful celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations held last year injected a new impetus to bilateral friendship.

The prime minister thanked the Chinese government for support and assistance to Pakistan in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and timely supply of vaccines.

Imran Khan appreciated the transformational impact of CPEC on Pakistan’s infrastructure, energy, socio-economic development and improvement in livelihoods of the people. He underlined that Pakistan was committed to high quality development of CPEC through its mutually reinforcing industrial, trade, health, digital and green corridors.

He shared with Premier Li the measures taken by the government to provide policy guidance and support for enhanced Chinese investments in the CPEC SEZs and Special Technology Zones, and for safety and security of Chinese nationals, projects and institutions in Pakistan.