15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) have been signed between Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese premier Li Keqiang. On Saturday the two Prime Ministers signed agreements for cooperation in different fields.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umer, and other senior officials are currently in China for an official visit.
China and Pakistan signed the MoUs in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The two countries have agreed to cooperate in agricultural, industrial, and technical sectors. According to reports, China will play an essential role in establishing special economic zones in the country.
The countries have also agreed to collaborate in forestry and earth sciences areas.
PM Pakistan Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a meeting on Friday in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi told Khan that the relation between China and Pakistan is highly valuable.
Xi said, “I attach great importance to China-Pakistan relations and am willing to work together with the prime minister to strengthen the China-Pakistan all-weather strategic partnership and build a new era of China-Pakistan destiny.”
In a separate meeting between Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Yi said, “The Chinese side will continue to provide support and help to the best of its ability for Pakistan’s economic and social development and national construction.”