Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says all weather friendship between Pakistan and China is expanding and it has now entered from strategic to economic dimension.

Talking to media persons in Multan, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan's meetings with top Chinese leadership during his recent visit to Beijing focused on next phase of CPEC, defence cooperation, economy and enhancing Pakistani exports to China. 

The Foreign Minister said speculations on China Pakistan Economic Corridor have died their own death following the issuance of joint statement.

He expressed the hope that Pakistan's exports to China would be doubled during current fiscal year.    

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the previous government was laying stress on infrastructure with regard to CPEC, but the incumbent government wishes to move forward keeping in view education, health, industry, skill development, agriculture and more investment for jobs creation.