Islamabad, Sep 28 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next month for his first trip to the country’s all-weather ally, a media report said Friday. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Suggests Practicing Yoga Nidra to Reduce Stress, Shares Fitness Routine Too

Geo News, quoting sources said a high level delegation will also accompany Khan during his visit to China. Also Read - Indian Businessman Donates Entire Building For Coronavirus Quarantine in Dubai

It will be Khan’s first visit to China after assuming office of Prime Minister in August. Also Read - Watch: Saudi Doctor Returns Home, Breaks Down in Tears After Stopping Son From Hugging Him

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqianq has invited Khan to visit China when he called the cricketer-turned-politician to congratulate him on his assumption of office.

The date of his visit in date and meeting schedule with Chinese officials is being finalised, the report said.

Khan will discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project with Chinese leadership besides exchanging views on economic cooperation.

During the Li-Khan telephonic talk, the Chinese premier had voiced his hope that the “all-weather” friendship between the two countries would further strengthen under his leadership.

Li also said his government wishes to work closely with the new Pakistani government and hoped that the CPEC project will be completed on time.

After assuming office, Khan first visited Saudi Arabia on September 18, where he met Saudi King Shah Salman, Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and discussed matters of mutual interest. He also visited the United Arab Emirates on September 19 and held talks with Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.