Smart Disaster Prevention Conference in Nanjing highlights China-Pakistan collaboration
NANJING, Apr. 30 (China Economic Net) - The first academic conference of China-Pakistan Belt and Road Initiatives (BRI) Joint Laboratory on Smart Disaster Prevention of Major Infrastructures was held on Sunday in Nanjing, China, highlighting the collaboration between the two countries.
Khan Muhammad Wazir, Counselor of Science and Technology at the Embassy of Pakistan in China told China Economic Net that the conference discussed new technologies that could be used to protect major infrastructures from natural disasters, and featured a number of experts from both China and Pakistan. This event demonstrates the strength of the bilateral relations between China and Pakistan and their commitment to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
“We hope that the joint laboratory can make more contributions to joint researches between China and Pakistan, the promotion and application of smart disaster prevention technologies in major infrastructure, and the joint training of high-end talents,” he added.
He further said that The Pakistani Embassy in China will further promote more Pakistani universities to join the China-Pakistan Belt and Road Joint Laboratory on Smart Disaster Prevention of Major Infrastructures to further deepen cooperation.
It is worth mentioning that the China-Pakistan Belt and Road Joint Laboratory on Smart Disaster Prevention of Major Infrastructures is the only joint laboratory of civil engineering discipline among three batches of 53 "Belt and Road" joint laboratories. The fruitful sharing, discussion, and exchange at this academic committee meeting will certainly promote the construction and development of the joint laboratory and promote in-depth cooperation between China and the Belt and Road countries such as Pakistan in intelligent disaster prevention.