Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in China today (Thursday) on a four-day official visit to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.
He will deliver a keynote speech in the opening ceremony of the Forum tomorrow (Friday).
In a statement before his departure, the Prime Minister expressed resolve to take the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China to newer heights.
He expressed the confidence that his visit will be instrumental to further expanding the scope and depth of the bilateral ties.
He said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a flagship project of Belt and Road Initiative and it will remain the top priority of his government.
Imran Khan said in Phase II of CPEC, we are jointly focusing on socio-economic development, job creation, and livelihood projects and accelerating cooperation in agriculture and industrial sectors, including Special Economic Zones.
The Prime Minister said China is our closest friend and iron brother and he looks forward to meet his good friends President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang for an in-depth exchange of views on all issues of mutual interest.