ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Russia today (Friday).
In his opening remarks Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said friendship with China is a cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy.
He appreciated personal commitment of the Chinese leader to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The Prime Minister thanked President Xi for the support China has extended to Pakistan in the country s effort to become a full member of the SCO.
President Xi remarked that relations with Pakistan are very high on China s agenda.
He said China wants to maintain close ties with Pakistan and he is looking forward to President Mamnoon s upcoming visit to China.
He also invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend the SCO meeting taking place in Beijing this year.