ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Sunday that Pakistan and China’s friendship has transformed into a bilaterally beneficial partnership.
A high-level delegation, headed by Shahbaz, arrived in Beijing today to hold meetings with Chinese authorities about projects being implemented with the cooperation of China in Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported.
The chief minister said that China is cooperating with Pakistan in the development of infrastructure, power generation, and other sectors. He said his visit to the country would further promote economic ties between the two countries.
The delegation will hold discussions about starting work on Pak-China economic corridor, energy projects, Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park in Lahore and cooperation in textile field. Matters pertaining to Gwadar, Gaddani and Thar Coal projects will also come under discussion.
The delegation includes Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi, Secretary Economic Affairs Division Saleem Sethi and Secretary Water and Power Nargis Sethi.