ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is leaving for Beijing on an official visit on Friday.

PM Sharif is scheduled to leave for China on November 7, 2014 to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Informal Leaders’ Meeting. However, on the sidelines, he will meet the Chinese leadership and sign various memorandums of understanding (MoUs).

According to official diplomatic sources the agreements for the projects are named “early harvest projects” which are to be completed in a short span of two to three years.

Moreover, 23 agreements would be signed during the Chinese president’s visit to Islamabad once the political situation improves, the officials said.