PM Shehbaz likely to visit China next month

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif is anticipated to travel to China from June 4 to 7 to confer with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other senior officials, reported.
As per insiders, the journey aims at enhancing commercial and strategic relations between the two allied nations. The prime minister plans to deliberate on subjects including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and phase II of the ML-1 project with the Chinese administration.

The insiders revealed that federal ministers and other senior officials will accompany PM Shehbaz during the trip, during which multiple agreements are expected to be finalized.
It is notable that the prime minister had previously visited Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Iran after taking office for the second time.

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Earlier, PM Shehbaz Sharif mentioned that the bilateral ties as well as the economic collaboration between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were intensifying, calling his latest trip to the Kingdom as ‘historic’.

The prime minister, in a statement issued following the conclusion of his visit to the Kingdom, mainly to attend the Special Meeting of World Economic Forum, stated that a team of Saudi entrepreneurs was set to visit Pakistan in the forthcoming days.

The visit would aid in speeding up the tempo of economic collaboration between the two nations, he added.

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