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Pakistan, China Agree To Enhance Cooperation

Islamabad (August 14, 2017): Pakistan and China on Sunday signed a number of documents to enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields of education and infrastructure development.

The documents were signed at the PM House in a ceremony during the visit of Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the Chinese vice premier after both the leaders held a one-on-one meeting.Both the countries also signed Letters of Exchange for FATA Schools Project.

The documents were signed by Economic Affairs Division Secretary Shahid Mehmood and China Vice Minister and Deputy International Trade Representative Yu Jianhua.

The two countries also signed a strategic cooperation agreement.Gwadar Port Authority Chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini, COPHC Chairman Zhang Baozhong and Sino Truck Group Chairman Ma Chunji signed the documents.

Speaking on the occasion, PM Abbasi said Pakistan and China are all-weather friends and strategic partners.

He said Pakistan-China bilateral ties are time tested and the relationship between the two countries has attained new heights after the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is a game changer for the region and beyond.Yang congratulated the prime minister on Pakistan’s 70th anniversary and stressed that his visit demonstrated the close strategic relations between the two countries and China’s strong support for Pakistan.

The prime minister also hosted a dinner in honour of the Chinese vice premier and members of the visiting delegation.