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22 August 2017 Last updated 23 minutes ago

PM, CMs warmly welcomed in China

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his federal cabinet and the four provincial chief ministers were warmly welcomed in China following their visit to attend Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.

The high-level delegation including PM Nawaz Sharif, Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, KP CM Pervez Khattak, Balochistan CM Sanaullah Zehri and Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah will attend the two-day One Belt One Road summit in the neighbouring country.

The forum will commence from Sunday as the top leadership from Pakistan will also attend several meetings with global leaders and invite them to invest in the country’s blooming economy.

Close allies of the premier including Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, Foreign Secretary Sartaj Aziz, Federal Minister for Planning & Development Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan and others are a part of the high-level delegation from Pakistan which is to attend the summit regarding China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

On the second day of the forum, the global leaders, including the Chinese President Xi Jinping, will hold a round table conference to discuss different issues like eradication of poverty and creation of more employment opportunities.

It is also expected that several new agreements between China and Pakistan would be signed during the China visit. PM Nawaz will meet leaders from around to world to encourage them for business opportunities, according to sources.