Pakistan PM Sharif to visit China June 4-8, foreign ministry says

By Thomson Reuters May 31, 2024 | 1:58 AM

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit China from June 4 to 8 on the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said on Friday.

The trip will seek to upgrade cooperation under the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is a key part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, the foreign office spokesman Mumtaz Baloch said in a press briefing.

(Reporting by Gibran Peshimam; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)