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Pakistan PM Imran, Chinese President Xi discuss matters of mutual interest


Beijing Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met here on Wednesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and discussed bilateral and regional matters of mutual interests.

During the meeting, Imran thanked President Xi for the Chinese government’s principled stand on the Kashmir issue. He particularly mentioned China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s stand on the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly.

The prime minister briefed the president about Pakistan’s present situation, saying that his country has come out of the difficult economic situation. We will never forget China’s financial cooperation in this regard, he added.

Imran Khan went on to say that China provided Pakistan an opportunity to come out of a very difficult economic situation, expressing appreciation of the Chinese support under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.

The Pakistani premier arrived in Beijing on Tuesday leading a high-level delegation for an official two-day visit to the world’s most populous country. Imran’s visit to Beijing marks his third to the Chinese capital in less than a year. He is scheduled to meet with Chinese officials and several top business leaders as he seeks to shore up Pakistan’s economy.

Source: International Islamic News Agency