BEIJING – A 13-member delegation of Pakistani journalists and intellectuals departed for China on Sunday for a five-day visit to the capital Beijing and Shanghai.

The tour is organised by ‘Understanding China’, which is contributing to the promotion of Pakistan-China bilateral relations.

The delegation will be meeting with top leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and will also interact with Chinese journalists. During their stay, the delegation will be briefed on Pak-China relations and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The delegation includes Sohail Warraich, Haroon-ur-Rasheed, Irshad Arif, Habib Akram, Salim Bukhari, Nazir Laghari, Khusnood Ali Khan, Mujahid Barelvi, Bazad Khan, Shoaib Bin Aziz, Aamir Khan, Zafar-ud-Din Mehmood, and Mansoor Aafaq.

Talking to media at Lahore airport, the delegation said: “We would present our best wishes to Chinese people and their leadership, as Pak-China friendship is deeper than the Arabian Ocean and higher than the Himalaya”.

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