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Pakistani PM to leave for Boao Forum in China on Saturday


08:13, March 31, 2012

ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will leave for China on Saturday to participate in the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2012, reported the local state-run news agency APP on Friday.

The Prime Minister will address the opening session of the Forum which will be attended by political, business and academic leaders from across the globe in the seaside resort city of Boao in China's southern province of Hainan.

Gilani will speak on this year's theme "Asia in the changing world: Moving towards sound and sustainable development". He will touch the subjects, including widening wealth disparity and the need for a strong economic system in the region for the betterment of common man.

On the sidelines of the Forum, Gilani will hold separate meetings with Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti and Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov.

Prime Minister Gilani will also hold meetings with the representatives of several leading business companies.

He will give interviews to the local media, including Xinhua, CCTV, Hainan Daily and China Radio International. The Boao Forum, established in 1998 by a group of Asia leaders, operates as a non-official non-profit organization mainly committed to enhancing cooperation between the Asian economies.


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