PM Khan, President Xi meet on the sidelines of SCO summit

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization being held in Bishkek on Friday.

The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations, Radio Pakistan reported.

Earlier, PM Khan had a cordial bilateral meeting with President of Kyrgyzstan Mr. Sooronbay Jeenbekov .

Kyrgyzstan is the current chair of SCO.

The two leaders exchanged views on the entire gamut of bilateral relations, a press statement by the Foreign Office said.

Both leaders agreed to increase mutual trade and comprehensively upgrade bilateral cooperation in all fields. It was also decided to enhance land and air connectivity.

The PM emphasized the salience of CPEC in the context of connectivity as well as regional prosperity.

The two countries also agreed to enhance people-to-people contacts and cooperation in the tourism sector.