High powered Chinese delegation to attend 70th Independence Day Celebrations of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A high powered Chinese delegation led by the Vice Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China Wang Yang will undertake a two-day visit to Islamabad as a special gesture to participate in the 70th Independence Day Celebrations of Pakistan.

The visit of Chinese delegating to Pakistan from August 13 to 14 is being undertaken on the directions of President Xi Jinping, said a press release issued by the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Saturday.

As a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Vice Premier Wang Yang is among the top leadership of China.

His visit on this important milestone for Pakistan is a reflection of the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China.

In March, a contingent of the guard of honor of the three services of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) took part in the Pakistan military parade held in Islamabad to mark the Pakistan Day.

The special visit of Vice Premier Wang Yang underscores the close brotherly and cooperative ties between Pakistan and China and China’s strong political support for Pakistan.

During his visit, the Vice Premier Wang Yang will attend the flag-hoisting ceremony on August 14 as a special guest, and call on President Mamnoon Hussain. He will also call on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

The Vice Premier Wang Yang will also participate in the inauguration ceremony of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and witness the signing of bilateral Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)/agreements between the two Countries.


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