Chinese Vice Premier arrived in pakistan for Independence Day function

Vastavam web:  Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang arrived here today to take part in Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrations tomorrow.Wang, the “special guest” for the Independence Day, is accompanied by a high-level delegation on the two-day visit.He was received at Benazir Bhutto International Airport by officials of Pakistan government and Chinese Embassy, Geo News reported.From Pakistan, Wang will head to Nepal, Chinese foreign ministry announced in Beijing yesterday.

The visit to Pakistan and Nepal by the top Chinese official comes as India and China have been locked in a military standoff for nearly two months at Doklam near Sikkim.As a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Wang is among the top leaders in China.In Pakistan, he will be the “special guest” to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day, and later call on President Mamnoon Hussain. He will also call on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a statement from the foreign office said.