Pakistani Prime Minister Sharif will visit China on the 1st of next month

According to the website of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced on Wednesday (October 26) that at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Prime Minister Shabaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will pay an official visit to China from November 1. He is also one of the first foreign leaders invited to visit China after the 20th CPC National Congress.

Wang Wenbin introduced at the regular press conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that this visit is Prime Minister Shabaz's first visit to China after taking office, continuing the positive momentum of close high-level exchanges between China and Pakistan. Prime Minister Shabaz is also one of the first foreign leaders to be invited to visit China after the successful conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, reflecting the special friendly relations and strategic mutual trust between China and Pakistan.

During the visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with Shabaz, Premier Li Keqiang will hold talks with Prime Minister Shabaz, and Chairperson of the National People's Congress Li Zhanshu will meet with Prime Minister Shabaz. The leaders of the two countries will discuss bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern. In-depth confer, jointly plan and lead the development blueprint of China-Pakistan relations.

Wang Wenbin said that China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic cooperative partners and die-hard friends. Over the past 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, no matter how the international situation changes, the two countries have always understood, trusted and supported each other. In recent years, the two countries have moved forward side by side in the midst of changes in the world, times and history, hand in hand to deal with the challenges of epidemics and major natural disasters, jointly build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor with high quality, deepen all-round exchanges and cooperation, and conduct close coordination and cooperation on international and regional affairs.

Wang Wenbin finally pointed out that China looks forward to working with Pakistan to take this visit as an opportunity to further promote all-weather and high-level strategic cooperation, build a closer China-Pakistan community with a shared future in the new era, and make greater contributions to maintaining regional peace and stability and international fairness and justice.

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