Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday during his official visit to China, which came a day after he attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing.
Fawad Chaudhry, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, took to Twitter to disclose information about the meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The prime minister of Pakistan, he added, “went for the airport after the meeting in order to return to Pakistan.”
On Sunday, according to a release detailing the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping reviewed the entire spectrum of Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation and shared views on regional and global topics of mutual concern in a warm and courteous environment.
Both leaders gathered in the Great Hall of the People for a meeting. Following the Prime Minister’s visit to China in October, this was the first time the two leaders had met since that trip.
The prime minister emphasized that China was Pakistan’s steadfast partner, staunch backer, and ‘Iron Brother,’ and that the country valued their relationship.
The prime minister informed President Xi on Pakistan’s people-centered geo-economics strategy and strategies for sustained growth, industrial development, agricultural modernization, and regional connectivity, as well as on the country’s regional connection.
In his remarks, he praised China’s sustained support and aid to Pakistan’s socio-economic growth, which had benefited immensely from the high-quality development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Prime Minister Khan hailed additional Chinese investments in the second phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is focused on industrialization and enhancing people’s livelihoods.
A peaceful and secure Afghanistan, both presidents said, will aid in the promotion of economic development and connectivity in the region. They urged the international community to act quickly to assist the Afghan people in preventing a humanitarian catastrophe.
Two world leaders expressed their appreciation for the signing of a number of agreements involving economic cooperation, space collaboration, and vaccine collaboration.
The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the establishment of a Pakistan-China community for the advancement of a common future in the new era.