China’s VP to be part of Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrations

Chinese Vice President Wang Yang is scheduled to land in Pakistan today (sunday) to take part in the 70th Independence Day celebrations of the country according to reports by a Foreign Office spokesman.

The visit would be mark the close brotherly ties between the two neighbour countries

During his visit, the vice premier will attend the flag-hoisting ceremony on August 14 as a special guest, and call on President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Yang will also participate in the inauguration ceremony of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and witness the signing of bilateral agreements between the two countries.

It is pertinent to mention here that a contingent of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army were also present during the Pakistan military parade held in Islamabad last March.