PM Imran meets Chinese President Xi on SCO sidelines

Published: June 14, 2019
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Council of Heads of State of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in Bishkek.

The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations and also discussing regional relations including those between Pakistan and India.

President Xi acknowledged Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts and its efforts to promote regional stability.

The leaders also had a detailed discussion about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with PM Imran reiterating it remains his government’s highest priority.

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PM Imran is in Kyrgyzstan to represent Pakistan in the 19th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the SCO.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Special Assistant to PM on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar are accompanying the PM. The PM will address two sessions of the meeting and will have bilateral interaction with other participating leaders on the sidelines.

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