Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit Hainan for China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ strategic dialogue

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NEW DELHI Published: Aug 20, 2020, 02:14 PM(IST)

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Qureshi will lead the Pakistan side in the Second Round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue.

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi accompanied by his officers is paying an official visit to Hainan, China from August 20-21, 2020.

Qureshi will lead the Pakistan side in the Second Round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue.

During the Dialogue both sides will, discuss cooperation on Covid-19, bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual interest. 

The visit will play an important role in further strengthening Pakistan-China "All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership" and deepen strategic communication and coordination with China on a range of issues.

Pakistan and China are longtime allies and partners in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has seen Beijing pledge over $60 billion for infrastructure projects in Pakistan, central to China’s wider Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to develop land and sea trade routes in Asia and beyond.

(With inputs from agencies)

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