Prime Minister Imran Khan meeting with Vice-President Wang Qishan

November 03, 2018

Beijing the 3rd November, 2018
 
Prime Minister Imran Khan and Vice-President Wang Qishan underscored the significance of Pakistan-China Strategic Cooperative Relations
 
Prime Minister Imran Khan met the Chinese Vice-President in Beijing today. During the meeting, they exchanged views on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues.
 
The Prime Minister praised China for its lifting 700 million people out of poverty and its successful anti-corruption drive. Prime Minister said his government would like to learn from Chinese experience on poverty reduction and anti-corruption. 
 
The Prime Minister said that socio-economic up-lift, industrial development, establishing Special Economic Zones and livelihood projects were his priority areas under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He invited Chinese business leaders to relocate labour intensive industry to Pakistan. He reiterated Pakistan’s principled support for promoting open market policies.
 
The Vice-President said that Pakistan and China were All Weather Strategic Cooperative Partners. CPEC as the flagship project of Belt and Road initiative had taken this relationship to new heights to achieve a community of shared destiny.
 
Vice President Wang Qishan briefed the Prime Minister on measures  taken to fight corruption in China.
 
The two leaders agreed to continue furthering cooperation on issues of regional and global significance. They posed their full confidence in the time-tested relationship between the two countries.