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Pak-China Latest Agreements for the Benefit of Pakistan

As Prime Minister Imran Khan has visited the China, the exchange of great bilateral relation took place in very friendly manners which came up with bundles of benefits for Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan signed on Saturday 15 agreements and memorandums of understanding between China and Pakistan for cooperation in various fields. 

The agreements were signed when he met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. The two countries signed MoUs to strengthen cooperation in the agriculture, economic, industrial, forestry, earth sciences and technology sectors.

Two more agreements have been signed between the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Science Academy of China and the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Pakistan Meteorological Department. China also signed an agreement to help Pakistan alleviate poverty.

An agreement for cooperation between the Islamabad police and Beijing Police was also signed between the two countries. The premier is in China for a five-day visit. This is PM Khan’s first visit to China since taking charge as premier. He was given a guard of honour at the airport where he was received by Pakistan’s ambassador to China and Chinese officials.

The premier is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Adviser on Commerce and Trade Abdul Razzak Dawood, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal and others.

China is also expected to announce a $6 billion financial package for Pakistan during Prime Minister Imran Khan visit. The package includes, $1.5 billion in grant, $1.5 billion in loans and an additional $3 billion CPEC package.

The prime minister will also attend China International Import Expo (CIIE) on November 5 in Shanghai. He will participate in the opening ceremony of the CIIE, and deliver a keynote speech.

The two countries are close friends, good neighbours and development partners. The bilateral relationship has withstood the test of times. Regardless of domestic or international changes, this close friendship has served as a model of state-to-state relations for other countries.

 

News Sources:  The News International, Samaa News

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