Beijing(April 09, 2018): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is in China to lead Pakistan delegation at Boao Forum Annual Conference for Asia.
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, main theme of the conference is “An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of greater Prosperity”.
The Prime Minister will be one of the keynote speakers at the Forum along with President Xi Jinping, and other leaders attending the Annual Forum.The Prime Minister will also hold bilateral meetings with Chinese and other world leaders.
Earlier, in an Interview with Chinese newspaper “People’s Daily”, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said together with China, Pakistan will be made a major contributor to building a community of shared future for mankind through China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
He said the energy projects conceived under CPEC have alleviated energy crisis in Pakistan and thousands of megawatts of electricity has been added to the national grid.
The Prime Minister noted that initial phase of the CPEC has done extremely well under which a network of roads is under construction and Gwadar port infrastructure is being developed.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said CPEC will enhance Pakistan’s connectivity, not only with China but with Central and South Asia and beyond. He said it will expand bilateral and regional trade, promote economic integration, and foster economic development.