Envoy stresses boosting Pak-China ties

Faisalabad: Counsel General of China in Lahore Yu Boren called for further enhancing bilateral cooperation in different fields.
He was addressing an event held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad to celebrate 65 years of Pak-China friendship at the Iqbal Auditorium. He said that 2015 was the harvest year of the China- Pak ties and termed it a milestone in the history of the relations. He said that in April, both the countries singed the China Pakistan Economic Corridor that would bring prosperity in the region and enhance bilateral ties. He said that in Punjab, Bahawalpur Solar Power Plant, Sahiwal coal power plant and a lot of other important projects are being carried out in the country. He hoped that more and more enterprises come to visit the Punjab for investment. He said that many education institutions had beenset up to teach Chinese language and culture. He said that his country had established first Confucius Institution (CI) in Punjab at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The CI, he added, had received 240 students to learn Chinese language. He added that CI-UAF had also set up Chinese cooking classes. He said in 2015, China’s economic and social development had made new remarkable achievement and its economic growth will lead the world. Reforms in different sectors including judicial system and fight against corruption are being carried out properly, he said.