Pakistan’s premier Imran Khan has officially commenced his four days visit to China with a decisive mission to elevate All Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership.
According to The News, this is PM Khan’s second official visit to China, and he will be primarily attending the Second Belt and Road Forum which he stated would further cater and develop the bilateral ties between the two states.
Khan will be delivering a keynote speech during the opening ceremony of the Forum on April 26.
Speaking to reporters Pakistan’s Prime Minister extended his gratitude to China as Pakistan’s “iron brother”. He further stated that he is looking forward to meet President Xi and Premier Li and will be exchanging an in-depth views on further catering each other.
Khan also stated that the bilateral ties between Pakistan and China are not only based on merging of interests but both countries have common experiences in the past of mutual trust and understanding.
The Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the friendship is imbedded in the hearts and minds of Pakistani nation. It will remain untamed by any regional or international development.
Khan thanked China for its strong and unambiguous support to Pakistan’s independence, sovereignty and territorial veracity. And further extended that Pakistan will standby China on all issues of its core interest, reported The News.
Endorsing to China’s vision of a peaceful world, Khan said that it is based on win-win cooperation and community of shared destiny.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will also be signing in important documents to commence the second phase of CPEC and stated that he’s strongly committed to further strengthen Pakistan-China relationship and is confident his visit will provide a stronger base to expand the scope and depth of the bilateral ties between the two countries.