BEIJING, China: Pakistan and China have agreed to further bolster their bilateral relations in diverse fields particularly economy.
The understanding was reached in a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Saturday.
During the meeting, both the leaders discussed bilateral relations and other matters of mutual interest.
The Pakistani premier reached Beijing on Thursday on a three-day official visit to attend the annual meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as well as to meet with the Chinese leadership.
In his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, Sharif discussed bilateral relations and regional situation.
The two leader also discussed implementation on economic corridor project and energy and infrastructure development projects in Pakistan during the meeting.
On the occasion, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Federal Ministers Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Ahsan Iqbal, and Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi were also present.
Talking to newsmen after having a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Nawaz Sharif expressed the confidence that his visit to China will help resolve energy crisis in the country. He said that the government is committed to address the energy shortage permanently.
Sharif pointed out that solution to the energy problem will bring progress and prosperity to the country.