Business partnership and investment by China to bring people of Pakistan and China closer: Senate chief

Islamabad: Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has said that business partnership and investment by China would help bring the people of Pakistan and China closer.

In a meeting with a five-member delegation of Chinese investors, the Senate chief maintained that the Pakistani government was keen to further expand economic ties with China which would eventually enhance people-to-people contact of both the countries and would offer massive opportunities to the investors.

“The two countries’ investors could benefit from investing in various sectors,” he added.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, including bilateral relations, investment and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects also came under discussion.

The Chairman Senate mentioned that Pakistan attached great importance to the role of Beijing in global and regional affairs.

He said Balochistan was rich in natural resources and Chinese investors should look forward to the opportunities to invest in various sectors across the province.

Pakistan welcomes Chinese investors, he remarked, underlining the need for further promoting Chinese investment in industrialization, mining, agriculture and digital technologies through which a new chapter of cooperation would begin.

The Chinese delegation was led by MCCT President Dong Gaofing. The head of the delegation thanked the Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and expressed his delight for visiting Pakistan.

He highlighted the importance of enhancing bilateral cooperation and said that bilateral ties would be further strengthened through investment and trade. “Both sides agreed to further enhance the bilateral relations,” said an official statement.