China, Pakistan join hands to develop cotton industry

The third Sino-Pak International Conference on revolution in Cotton Breeding & Biotechnology concluded in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with a number of recommendations giving boost to cotton industry under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).The conference attracted over 100 experts and scholars on cotton field. They made communication and discussions on related aspects, such as, cotton germplasm, transgenic cotton against insect and herbicide, transformation technology as well as the mechanized planting and picking of cotton.Both countries agree that China-Pak Joint Laboratory for Cotton has made plentiful achievements after three years’ construction. They hope to further deepen cooperation field and will strive to promote.
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