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PAKISTAN, CHINA SIGN SERIES OF AGREEMENTSPosted on May 13, 2017
Pakistan and China on Saturday signed a series of agreements in Beijing for cooperation in different sectors. Three agreements pertaining to economic and technical cooperation worth 3.4 billion Yuan for Gwadar port and East Bay expressway were signed, according to media reports. Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) related to cooperation within the framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road initiative, upgrading the main railway line track ML-I, and the establishment of Havelian Dry Port were also signed. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chinese premier Li Keqiang. Federal ministers, Advisor on Foreign Affairs and chief ministers of all four provinces were also present on the occasion.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is leading a high-level delegation to China, met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Li Keqiang on Saturday. In the m…