Chinese president’s visit on schedule: FO

September 03, 2014

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Chinese President Xi Jinping. -Reuters Photo
Chinese President Xi Jinping. -Reuters Photo

ISLAMABAD: A high-level Chinese team comprising of security and protocol of the Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Islamabad to finalise the dates of the visit.

When contacted by Dawn.com, Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said the visit by President Jinping is on schedule and was not being cancelled or changed.

She confirmed that high-level advance team from China has arrived and held meetings with their FO counterparts to give final touches to the visit.

Sources said they agreed that the Chinese president’s visit would be from 14th to 16th September for two days.

Sources also said in case the sit-in continues in Islamabad, some of the meetings may be shifted to Lahore by the government.