Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in China Thursday night on a four-day official visit. He will return to Pakistan on April 29.
The Pakistani delegation left for China this afternoon. Amendments have been made to the premier’s schedule to include new meetings. He was earlier scheduled to arrive in China on April 27.
Upon arrival at Beijing, the prime minister was received by Beijing Municipal Committee of CPPCC Deputy Secretary-General Li Lifeng, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan HE Mr Yao Jing and Ambassador of Pakistan to China Masood Khalid.
PM Khan will begin his official meetings on April 26, starting with meetings with Chinese government and IMF officials.
He will address two sessions of the Belt and Road Forum on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
He will also meet the Pak China Friendship Association and on the sidelines, the president of Belarus.
He is also scheduled to hold a private meeting with President Xi the same day.
On April 27, he will be welcomed by the Chinese president at the International Conference Center. They will discuss new modes of progress and PM Khan will make a special address.
He will also attend a session of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and meet the Chinese vice-president.
On April 28, the premier is scheduled to hold a one-on-one meeting with President Xi and expected to sign some treaties.
He is also scheduled to meet the head of Huawei. He will also attend a lunch of the Pak China Trade Investment Forum.
He will also be attending a cultural show and visiting Pakistan’s stall.
The premier is also scheduled to visit various automobile company headquarters and participate in a tree plantation campaign at China Garden.
He will leave China at 11pm on April 28.