China, Pakistan to facilitate pragmatic cooperation of OBOR
Updated: 2016-02-21 13:45
By Wang Ting(chinadaily.com.cn)
Chinese and Pakistani officials and experts on the "One Belt and One Road" initiative gathered on Friday during a visit to China Railway 17 Bureau Group Co. to exchange views and investigate on the potentials for strategic cooperation under the strategy.
Zhao Baige, member of NPC Standing Committee, Deputy Director Commissioner of NPC Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairwoman of Advisory Committee of CASS-RDI introduced the prospects and opportunities of "One Belt and One Road".
"We should follow a principle ‘co-consulting, co-constructing and sharing’ for the strategic cooperation of the ‘One Belt and One Road’ to promote the progress of China countries along the line", said Zhao, who urged to expand the cooperation with Pakistani in the industry by using the advantages of both sides.
Zhao said the "One Belt and One Road" is by no means a strategy of China on its own. Instead, it connects the development of China with that of countries along the Silk Road and creates a community with common responsibilities and interests for the future.
"When boosting the "One Belt and One Road" construction, both sides should fully explore their complementary strengths in various fields are expected to be fully explored, so as to expand the industrial cooperation" Zhao said.
Saleem Mandviwala, expert of RDI China-Pakistan International Cooperation Committee, senator of Pakistan, former chairman of the Senate Committee on Investment and former undersecretary of Ministry of Finance introduced investment opportunities and environment.
Mandviwala interpreted Pakistan's policy on "One Belt and One Road" and introduced both side's cooperation.
Lu Peng, President of China Railway 17 Bureau Group Co., Ltd, chaired the seminar.
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