PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for China to attend SCO summit

14 Dec, 2015 11:30 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Monday left for China on a two-day official visit to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.

In a statement issued by the PM House, the spokesman said that the prime minister will be accompanied by Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

The most important point on the agenda of the summit will be to promote regional cooperation and enhance linkages. The summit will also focus on cooperation in economy and trade, transport and people-to-people exchanges.

The Prime Minister will hold meetings with the leaders of other countries including his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and discuss matters of mutual interest. Pakistan was invited to become full member of the SCO at Ufa summit in July this year and all relevant procedures are being completed for full membership.

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