Pak-China plus movement urged in the emerging global scenario

By Mariam Raheem | Gwadar Pro May 30, 2022

ISLAMABAD, ISLAMABAD, May 30 (Gwadar Pro)- Speakers at the Devcom-Pakistan webinar on “Where CPEC stands in the emerging global scenario” held on Saturday urged Pakistani and Chinese governments and other stakeholders to come up with a Pak-China plus movement to combat the challenges emerging from the regional conflicts.

The speakers also called for intensive industrial cooperation between the two countries. They emphasized that Pakistan needs to provide an enabling environment and security for the Chinese working in the different sectors and cities in Pakistan. Pakistan’s internal and external political affairs shall not affect the Chinese interests and investments.

On the occasion, Devcom-Pakistan Executive Director and geopolitical analyst Munir Ahmed announced the launch of Pak-China Friendship and CPEC Awards to identify, recognize and appreciate individuals and organizations dedicated to the exemplary bond of the two nations. The initiative will encourage and inspire others to follow the suit.  

Prof. Victor Gao, Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization (Beijing) urged both the governments to launch the Pak-China plus movement for CPEC 2.0 along with joint information technology solutions and software development engaging the youth of Pakistan. He added that IT technology is the future and China can offer numerous opportunities in this sector. Trade of good services shall be on top priority for the educated youth.

Zhang Heqing, Cultural Counselor, Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, concluded that the Chinese government is fully aware of the power of collaboration in infotainment and cultural collaboration. Once the Covid-19 pandemic is over, a comprehensive bilateral initiative will be launched for joint ventures, exchange and collaboration.  

Naghmana Hashmi, former Pakistani Ambassador to China, Wang Zihai, President of Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prof Dr. Zahid Anwar, Director, China Study Center, University of Peshawar also shared their views.








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