Prime Minister Imran Khan has received Mr. Song Tao, Minister of International Development of the Communist Party of China today at the Prime Minister’s Office.
Welcoming the minister, the Prime Minister said the “all weather friendship” between Pakistan and China held particular significance to the people of Pakistan.
President Xi Jingping’s terming of this friendship as that of “iron brothers” reflects an undeniable reality. He added that President Xi is a great statesman for whom there is much admiration by the people of Pakistan.
Appreciating the growing relations between PTI and Communist Party of China (CPC), the Prime Minister emphasized on further enhancing these ties through exchange of delegations and sharing of ideas.
On his upcoming visit to China, the Prime Minister stated that he looked forward to his meetings with the Chinese leadership.
This would provide an opportunity to underscore the importance of the “all weather strategic cooperative partnership” between the two countries.
Imran added that Pakistan would like to learn from Chinese experience in poverty alleviation, fighting corruption and agriculture development through sharing expertise, technology and best practices in the sector.
The China International Import Expo would provide an opportunity to the two sides to look into export possibilities from Pakistan to China.