VICTORIA – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is due in Hong Kong today (Tuesday) on a three-day official visit after participating in Belt and Road forum in China.
According to Radio Pakistan, during his stay in Hong Kong, the Prime Minister will address One Belt One Road Pakistan Investment Forum which will be attended by leading business companies of Hong Kong and Mainland China.
According to Consulate General of Pakistan, the focus of the Forum will be to highlight business opportunities emerging from the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR C.Y. Leung will also address the forum.
The Investment Forum is being organised by the Consulate General of Pakistan in Hong Kong in collaboration with the Government of Hong Kong SAR.
During his visit, the Prime Minister will also meet Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR. They will discuss enhancing bilateral ties between Pakistan and Hong Kong particularly in the Belt and Road projects.
The Prime Minister will also hold meetings with executives of the leading business companies of Hong Kong and Mainland China.The Prime Minister will also meet Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive-elect Hong Kong, during his stay in Hong Kong.
The visit follows premier’s China tour in which Pakistan signed multiple MoUs with Chinese administration for infrastructure development and extending bilateral ties.
Nawaz Sharif also attended the Belt and Road forum along with 29 other head of states and highlighted the importance of economic uplift for the prosperity of the region.