ISLAMABAD (APP) Pakistan, China peaceful civil nuclear cooperation is expected to get a strong boost as the leaders of two countries meet in Beijing Wednesday. Great headway is expected during President Asif Ali Zardaris six day official visit to China where he will hold key talks with President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao. Pakistan that faces a huge shortfall of over 3,000 MW is urgently in need to meet its requirements through all available means of power generation. Our cooperation is transparent and will be under the IAEA safeguard, Pakistans Ambassador to China Masood Khan said. The visit aims at strengthening strategic partnership, will also promote economic and trade cooperation and enhance cultural ties between the two countries. The two countries will make determined efforts to take the relationship to new heights, Khan told reporters. Officials at the Foreign Office said the meeting between the two leaders would focus on joint efforts against terrorism and promotion of regional and international peace and stability. Since assuming his office in 2008, this is President Zardaris 5th visit to China reflecting the importance of Sino-Pak ties. President Zardari would also hold meetings with Ministers of agriculture and water resources and seek increasing cooperation in agricultural yield and water conservation. President Zardari in his talks is expected to boost the around US 7 billion dollar trade between the two countries with increased cooperation in energy, mining, infrastructure, agriculture, construction, telecommunications, and port development sectors. During the past two years over five dozen new initiatives and nearly forty MoUs were signed between the two countries. These include hydro dams, transfer of hybrid technology, expanding banking operations, roads and communication networks, agriculture sector with optimum use of water, development of new high yielding varieties of wheat and cotton, proposed Thar Coal project and dredging of Tarbela reservoir. Spokesperson to the President Farhatullah Babar said China has demonstrated yet again strong support by categorical reiteration that it will go ahead with construction of two new nuclear reactors. The agreement was signed during President Zardaris China visit last year. He said the agreement goes along well with the international non proliferation obligations of China and Pakistan. President Zardari will also hold a separate meeting with corporate leaders of energy sector to further push Pakistans quest for energy particularly wind and solar energy to meet its growing power demands. Meanwhile, Zardari was accorded a warm welcome when he arrived in the Chinese capital Tuesday evening on a six-day official visit. The president, who arrived in a commercial flight, was received at the Beijing International Airport by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhi Jun and others. Pakistans Ambassador to China Masood Khan and senior officials were also present at the airport. Zardaris visit is aimed at boosting the multi-dimensional ties with particular emphasis on reviewing progress in a number of new development initiatives undertaken during the last two years as well as inviting Chinese entrepreneurs to further bolster their investment in Pakistan. It would also further strengthen strategic partnership, economic and trade cooperation, and cultural ties between the two countries. The president, who has a busy official agenda, will have talks with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao and hold meetings with Premier Wen Jiabao and Chairman Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Jia Qinglin. The Chinese ministers of agriculture and water resources will also have meetings with Zardari. He would also reach out to the corporate sector, as the leading figures of various finance and banking institutions as well as energy, defence production, mining, oil and gas industry. During the presidents visit, two forums have been organised - the first on Pak-China Economic Cooperation in Beijing and the second on Alternative Energy in Shanghai. More than 40 top Chinese enterprises would participate in these events. The President would visit Tsinghua University to inaugurate a photographic exhibition on Mohenjodaro and Gandhara civilisations, and Pakistani and Chinese pavilions at Shanghai Expo 2010. Both the countries are also expected to intensify their joint efforts against terrorism, and promote regional and international peace and stability to maintain mutual solidarity in the international organisations and forums. The meeting between the leadership of the two countries would give fresh impetus to this cooperation, said Masood Khan while talking to Pakistani and Chinese media persons. We would invest, especially in people-to-people contacts, he added. Chinese print and electronic media is scheduled to interview President Zardari in Beijing and Shanghai.