Xi Jinping to make first state visit to Pakistan soon, says Chinese foreign minister

ISLAMABAD: Addressing a joint press conference, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed President Xi Jinping would be making his first state visit to Pakistan within the next few months and expressed appreciation for the profound friendship it has developed with Pakistan over the years.
“That will be his first visit to Pakistan as the head of state of China and that will be the first visit of its kind in 9 years,” he said.
After meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the first day of his official two-day tour, the foreign minister said that Pakistan and China are in agreement of everything that was discussed.