PM to pay four-day visit to China from April 25


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a four-day visit to China from April 25 to attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.

He is visiting China on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping who will inaugurate the Belt and Road Forum on April 26.

Belt and Road Forum provides a platform to countries participating in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for exchanging views and experiences on regional connectivity; policy synergy; socio-economic development and trade and commerce.

Leaders from 40 countries and delegations from over 100 countries, international organizations and corporate sector would participate in the event.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will be accompanied by a ministerial delegation. He will deliver a keynote speech in the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum and participate in the Leaders’ Round Table.

He would also hold meetings with several Heads of State, Government and corporate and business leaders. The Prime Minister would also hold bilateral meetings with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. Pakistan and China will also sign several MoUs and Agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse areas.

The Prime Minister will also attend Beijing International Horticulture Exhibition-2019 and address Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference in Beijing.

This will be the second visit of the Prime Minister to China. He had earlier paid a state visit to China in November last year.