Sindh CM, Chinese CG agree to boost cooperation to new levels

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Chinese Consul General in Karachi Yang Yundong have agreed to boost cooperation to new levels in the coming months.

During a meeting here, the CM told the Chinese Consul General that his government is working to boost industrial and agriculture sector by inviting foreign investment here to achieve the objectives.

The government will offer different incentives to foreign investors, he said.

The consul general congratulated him on his election as Sindh CM for the third time and wished him all success.

Apart from discussing matters of mutual interest, they discussed investment and exchange of trade delegation to promote business, and commerce activity in this region.

The CM Sindh and Consul General of China Yang Yundong, held talks on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, the Karachi Circular Railway, and agriculture sector.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that some lines of the rapid transit systems (BRT) bus system have started functioning while two are under construction. “The KCR (Karachi Circular Railway) would be the feeder of the BRT lines and with its construction, the transport issue would be resolved in this city,” he said.

The Consul General said that KCR was a priority project of the CPEC and it would be approved shortly.

Murad Shah maintained that during the last tenure of President Asif Ali Zardari, various projects of agriculture were discussed and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed to achieve the progress.

“Now, the time has come to implement the agriculture projects under which scientific methods would be adopted to improve the yields of the crops,” he underlined.