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PM Imran’s Visit Would Inject New Impetus Into Bilateral Partnership: China

China says Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Beijing would inject a new impetus into bilateral partnership between the two all-weather friends.

Responding to a question during his regular briefing in Beijing today (Wednesday), Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Geng Shuang said there were a lot of fruitful outcomes from Imran Khan's visit and this will be a new impetus into our bilateral partnership.

The spokesperson said China paid highly importance to the meetings between Prime Minister Imran Khan and China’s top leadership.

He said President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and Chairman, National People’s Congress, Li Zhanshu met and talked with Prime Minister Imran Khan and exchanged views on bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest.

Geng Shuang remarked that both sides believed that a close exchange of high-level officials and closer strategic coordination and communication is very important.

He said the two countries have agreed to enhance cooperation in the United Nations, Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other multilateral mechanisms to uphold regional peace and stability.

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