Pakistan, China Agree to Multiply Agricultural, Industrial Cooperation

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan, and China have agreed to multiply the agricultural and industrial cooperation as they launched an Agricultural and Industrial Cooperation Information Platform, says a report published by China Economic Net on Thursday. Speaking at the online launching ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong said the platform jointly initiated by CEN and China Machinery Engineering Corporation will serve as the bridge for two sides to expand cooperation on agriculture, industry, and other sectors. “With the introduction of the platform, the government departments, research institutions, associations and chambers, and enterprises of the two countries could carry out all-round, multi-sector, and in-depth communication and cooperation,” he said. Chairman of the CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa said that the agro-industrial cooperation between Pakistan and China under CPEC will play a vital role in expanding and multiplying bilateral economic relations.

On the industrial cooperation, he said that multiple preferred special economic zones under CPEC were being set up in all the provinces to give impetus to industrialization in the country. Pakistani Ambassador Moin-ul Haque sought the support of the Chinese government and enterprises to improve the agriculture sector in Pakistan and expressed the confidence that both countries could turn a new page in agriculture and industrial modernization for shared benefits.

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