BEIJING: To bring out Pakistan from economy crisis, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is in China alongwith Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Minister Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Rasheed Minister Pakistan Railway and Asad Umar Finance Minister. According to state-run television PTV, Pakistan and China have signed 15 agreements and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for cooperation in different fields. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Chinese counterpart Premier Li Keqiang.
According to latest news, agreements linking to poverty alleviation in Pakistan and solidification of cooperation in agriculture, industrial sectors and technical training were also signed by the two sides.
One document was relating to intentional level talks between the foreign ministers of two countries. The two countries signed a MoU for cooperation in forestry, earth sciences and transfer of electronics.
One agreement was signed between Higher Education of Pakistan and Science Academy of China whilst another was signed between Chinese Academy of Science and Pakistan Meteorological Department. Discussions are also ongoing between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Mr. Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Both the sides are discussing the complete gamut of mutual relations as well as regional and international matters of common interests.
On arrival at the Great Hall of the People, the Chinese Premier accorded warm welcome to Prime Minister Imran Khan. On the occasion, an official welcome ceremony was held in honor of the prime minister. Anthems of both the countries were played. Guard of honor was presented to the Prime Minister of Pakistan and Ministers.