ISLAMABAD - Sharing the significance of Chinese Premiers visit to Pakistan, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira Sunday said that it would be helpful in strengthening the Pakistan-China partnership on major international and regional issues of mutual interest. Both the leaders exchanged views to further strengthen the China-Pakistan strategic partnership on major international and regional issues of mutual interest in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, he said while addressing a press conference held at PID. The minister was flanked by Pakistan Ambassador to China Masood Khan and Secretary Information Mansoor Sohail. Kaira said that Chinese PM Wen Jiabao had also invited Pakistani PM to visit China, which the latter accepted. Similarly, President Asif Ali Zardari, he said, invited Chinese President to Pakistan. He said that date of Chinese Presidents visit would be finalised soon. Talking about future strategies with regard to five-year plan (2012-2016), he said that the plans would help strengthening the countrys economy. During this visit, he said, both countries signed an agreement regarding unilateral tariff concession on 268 items, which would strengthen the countrys balance of payments and job creation. When asked about the progress regarding Benazir Bhutto Shaheed assassination case, Kaira said that the final report would be shared with media. He said that not only the murderer but also the plotters behind this criminal act would be exposed. Investigation is being carried out to nab culprits, he added. When asked about discussion over Kashmir issue with the Chinese Premier, Masood Khan said that there was no change in Chinas policy on Kashmir issue. To a question about the Prime Ministers meeting with MQM delegation, he said that the Premier had assured the delegation that their concerns would be addressed. Talking about participation of opposition leaders including Nawaz Sharif in banquet reception, he said it reflected political maturity, which was a good omen for the democratic process. To another question, Masood Ahmed Khan said that the Chinese government would support Pakistan in exploring natural resources including copper, gold, lead, coal, marble and granite. He said that Chinese Trade and Foreign Ministry were working on a program to facilitate issuing visa to the business community. Responding to yet another query, Masood said that around 37 per cent increase had been seen in export of Pakistani goods to China. To a question, the minister said China would extend support for restoration of communication network damaged due to Atabad Lake disaster. Earlier, Information Minister said that China had assured to support Pakistan on all fronts and had fully endorsed its efforts for security, sovereignty, integrity and peace in the region. China would give assistance of $ 14 billion for completion of 36 project identified by joint economic group for promotion of all sectors including power and nuclear sectors. He told media that the Chinese bank, ICBC, would open two branches in Islamabad and Karachi which would have good impact on trade relations between the countries. He said that the Chinese premier in his speech had wished for the prosperity, stability and development of Pakistan. He said that the premier also announced development projects and cooperation in different sectors.Pakistan thanked the visiting dignitary for Chinas timely assistance to Pakistan in flood relief and rescue efforts as well as in post-disaster reconstruction. He said the two countries also agreed to open trans-boarder economic zones in respective countries for investment promotion, adding business-to-business agreements signed were worth $ 10 billion. Kaira said civil nuclear cooperation between the two countries comply with international laws as Pakistan is a responsible nuclear nation. The two sides agreed to enhance strategic coordination, advance pragmatic cooperation and to meet challenges in pursuit of common development, he added. He said that the Chinese side reiterated that it would take full part in the post-flood reconstruction and fulfil its existing promises.