ISLAMABAD – Chinese Premierarrived in Islamabad December 17 for a three-day visit to discuss expanding economic and trade relations with Pakistan.
Analysts are confident that the two countries will further enhance trade and bilateral relations. They are expecting China to announce investments in Pakistan worth $25 billion in a number of sectors.
“Pakistan enjoys excellent relations with China both at the government-to-government and people-to-people level. The relationship is broad based with its strategic, military, political and economic dimensions,” said Lt. Gen. (ret.) Talat Masood.
Wen received a warm welcome at Chaklala Air Base, Rawalpindi, by Prime Minister Yousufand the full cabinet, including a 21-gun salute.
“Pakistan-China relations are unprecedented, and the whole Pakistani nation is quite aware of it,” Gilani said after greeting Wen.