Defence minister to visit China, US

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said that he will be visiting China and the United States this week.Addressing a ceremony ahead of the launch of Air China flights in Pakistan, the minister said that he would pay a three-day visit to Beijing on Thursday, adding that he would proceed to Washington from Beijing.The minister did not offer more comments about his visit which is seen important before the visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is visiting the US at the invitation of President Barack Obama.


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