PM Imran will attend the occasion to precise solidarity with Beijing as some international locations have boycotted the forthcoming Winter Olympic Video games being held within the Chinese language capital.
In response to the PM Workplace, the premier was “accorded a pink carpet welcome” upon his arrival on the Beijing Capital Worldwide Airport.
Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, and Planning and Growth Minister Asad Umar, Info Minister Chaudhry Fawad, Nationwide Safety Advisor Dr Moeed Yusuf, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood and Particular Assistant on China-Pakistan Financial Hall Khalid Mansoor are accompanying him.
Moreover attending the ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, the prime minister is scheduled to fulfill Chinese language President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang to debate wide-ranging points.
Through the go to, a e book titled “China-Pakistan Financial Hall — Funding Alternatives in Pakistan,” shall be offered to Chinese language President Xi Jinping, Chinese language Premier Li Keqiang and businessmen.
Previous to departure, the accompanying ministers termed the prime minister’s go to to China of nice significance.
FM Qureshi stated PM Imran’s assembly with the Chinese language management would deal with bilateral strategic partnership, regional issues, and peace and safety in South Asia.
Alternatively, Finance Minister Tarin stated that the PM would suggest to the Chinese language management to relocate their trade in Pakistan’s Particular Financial Zones for a win-win scenario moreover extending help in agriculture.
NSA Moeed Yousaf stated the go to would supply a possibility to debate methods to enhance peace in Afghanistan to finish terrorism.
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Commerce Adviser Dawood stated the conferences would deal with some areas of the free commerce settlement and commerce of cement, rice, fruit and greens.
‘Pakistan-China relations larger than the Himalayas’
Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has stated that PM Imran Khan’s China tour would additional improve the bilateral relations between Islamabad and Beijing.
The assertion got here throughout a media briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, forward of PM Imran’s departure for China.
“Pakistan-China relations are deeper than the oceans and better than the Himalayas,” the minister stated.
Fawad went on to say that the premier will name on his Chinese language counterpart and Chinese language president. He may also maintain conferences with the Chinese language traders and businessmen on the sidelines of the tour.
He additional acknowledged that the prime minister’s go to would observe the arrival of extra Chinese language businessmen in Pakistan to shift their industries right here.
PM Imran’s go to was notified by the Overseas Workplace in an announcement issued on Wednesday.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan will go to China from February 3-6 to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Video games,” the FO stated.
As a worldwide occasion, the Olympic Video games foster mutual understanding, inclusivity and friendship among the many peoples of the world. Beijing will quickly turn into the primary metropolis to host each summer season and winter editions of the Olympic Video games.
“It’s extremely admirable that the Chinese language authorities has made meticulous preparations for holding the Winter Olympic Video games regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic,” in line with the assertion.
The FO stated throughout the go to, the prime minister would maintain bilateral conferences with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. The leaders will assessment your complete gamut of bilateral relations, with a specific deal with stronger commerce and financial cooperation together with CPEC (China Pakistan Financial Hall),” it stated.
Quite a few Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) and agreements shall be concluded throughout the go to. In Beijing, the prime minister may also meet outstanding enterprise leaders of China and representatives of main Chinese language think-tanks, academia and the media.
He may also produce other bilateral interactions on the sidelines. The 2 sides may also maintain wide-ranging alternate of views on main regional and worldwide points.
The prime minister’s go to will mark the end result of celebrations commemorating the seventieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, with greater than 140 occasions organized to showcase the resilience of the All-Climate Strategic Cooperative Partnership amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the unfolding worldwide scenario.
“It could thus renew the bilateral dedication to taking the iron-clad partnership between Pakistan and China to new heights and add impetus to cooperation throughout a number of domains,” the FO assertion stated.