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Pakistan: Chinese foreign minister visits Pakistan's new leader00:36

Pakistan: Chinese foreign minister visits Pakistan's new leader

Pakistan, Islamabad
September 9, 2018 at 11:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan in Islamabad on Sunday.

The Chinese envoy congratulated Imran Khan, a former international cricketer, on becoming Pakistan's new prime minister and expressed best wishes for the new government.

During the meeting, the officials discussed regional security, economic co-operation and strategic relations.

One of the main topics on the agenda was the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), with Khan confirming his government's commitment to the implementation of the multi-billion dollar project.

The Chinese delegation arrived in Islamabad on Friday for a three-day tour of the country. The trip comes only a few days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also held talks with Pakistani leadership in the capital.

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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan in Islamabad on Sunday.

The Chinese envoy congratulated Imran Khan, a former international cricketer, on becoming Pakistan's new prime minister and expressed best wishes for the new government.

During the meeting, the officials discussed regional security, economic co-operation and strategic relations.

One of the main topics on the agenda was the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), with Khan confirming his government's commitment to the implementation of the multi-billion dollar project.

The Chinese delegation arrived in Islamabad on Friday for a three-day tour of the country. The trip comes only a few days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also held talks with Pakistani leadership in the capital.