ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will visit China on November 1-2, 2022 at the head of a high-level delegation including the Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
The prime minister is undertaking the visit at the invitation of the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China H.E. Li Keqiang.
This would be his first visit to China since assuming office in April 2022 and follows his meeting with President Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan on September 16, 2022.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will be among the first leaders to visit China following the historic 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
The prime minister’s visit represents the continuity of frequent leadership level exchanges between Pakistan and China.
Shahbaz Sharif will meet with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and hold delegation level talks with Premier Li Keqiang.
The two sides will review the All-Weather Strategic Cooperation Partnership and exchange views on regional and global developments.
The visit is also expected to advance the wide-ranging bilateral cooperation agenda with the conclusion of a number of MoUs/Agreements in diverse areas, and consolidate the momentum of CPEC cooperation in the wake of the 11th meeting of the CPEC Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on October 27, 2022.