ISLAMABAD: Chinese Vice-Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China Wang Yang along with a high powered delegation Sunday arrived here on a two- day official visit. At the airport, he was warmly received by the high officials.
According to the Foreign Office, Vice Premier Wang Yang is undertaking the visit to Pakistan on the directions of President Xi Jinping as a special gesture to participate in 70th Independence Day celebrations of Pakistan.
During his visit, the Vice Premier will attend the flag-hoisting ceremony on 14th August as a special guest and call on President Mamnoon Hussain. He will also call on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and will participate in the inauguration ceremony of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and witness the signing of bilateral MoUs/Agreements between the two countries. His visit on this important milestone is a reflection of the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China.