Pakistan, China sign various agreements in Beijing


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Pakistan and China signed a series of agreements in Beijing today for cooperation in different sectors.  

The first MoU related to cooperation within the framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road initiative.

An MoU was also signed on upgradation of main railway line track ML-I and establishment of Havelian Dry Port.

Three agreements were pertaining to economic and technical cooperation worth 3.4 billion Yuan for Gwadar port and East Bay expressway.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chinese premier Li Keqiang.

Federal Ministers, Advisor on Foreign Affairs and Chief Ministers of all four provinces were also present on the occasion.

Earlier, the Prime Minister held meeting with his Chinese counterpart.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment for completion of early harvest projects under CPEC.

Nawaz Sharif felicitated the Chinese premier for organizing the Belt And Road Forum and said Pakistan considers China as the most important friend and fully supports the Chinese vision of One Belt One Road.

The Prime Minister informed the Chinese premier that Pakistani delegation that will attend the forum also includes all the four chief ministers. He said this reflects that the entire Pakistani nation harbors a united stance on CPEC.-Radio Pakistan