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Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves for Pakistan Visit

Chinese President Xi JinpingChinese President Xi Jinping on Monday left for a state visit to Pakistan, at the invitation of Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

President Xi will also visit Indonesdia where he will attend the Asian-African Summit and activities commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, at the invitation of Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Xinhua news agency reported. Xi is acoompanied by a delegation of top government officials and diplomats, including China’s First Lady, Peng Liyuan.

According to sources, China and Pakistan are expected to sign a number of agreements and memorandum of understanding worth almost $50 billion, relating to key development projects in infrastructure, energy, and communication sectors under the ambit of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Xi will be conferred with the Pakistan’s highest civilian award, the Nishan-e-Pakistan. (IANS)

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