ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for China tomorrow to lead Pakistan’s delegation in the annual meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders meeting being held in Beijing.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam in her weekly briefing on Thursday said that during the visit of Prime Minister to China a number of agreements and MoUs will be signed by the two countries. She said, “Most of the agreements will be in the field of energy” while there will be some other agreements also.
The spokesperson said the Prime Minister will hold meetings with the Chinese President and the Premier and discuss regional situation and bilateral relations. She said the visit will further strengthen the bilateral relations.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is visiting China on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Informal Leaders’ meeting in Beijing.
An annual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting is attended by the heads of government of all APEC members. The location of the meeting rotates annually among members, and this time it’s going to be held in Beijing. She said the visit will further strengthen the bilateral relations.
Replying to a question the spokesperson said the current visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to China is not the substitute to Chinese President visit to Pakistan which was postponed.
She said dates for the Chinese President to Pakistan are being finalised.