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Ambassador’s meeting with Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Ambassador Moin ul Haque held a virtual meeting with Professor Deng Xiuxin, Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and leading experts and faculty members of Huazhong Agricultural University also participated in the meeting.
During the meeting, the discussions focused on China-Pakistan bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture. In his remarks, Ambassador highlighted the growing significance of agriculture sector for cooperation between the two countries. Praising China for its progress in the agriculture sector, he said that Pakistan was keen to learn from Chinese experience and expertise for modernizing agriculture sector in Pakistan, with focus on corporate farming, new seed development for enhancing crop yield, introduction of new varieties of agriculture products, establishing agro industry and setting cold chain network.
Professor Iqrar gave a detailed presentation about the ongoing cooperation between Faisalabad Agriculture University and Chinese universities highlighting new areas of cooperation. He proposed the establishment of a Special Agriculture Technology Zone in Faisalabad and invited Chinese counterparts and enterprises for this project. Professor Deng positively noted the proposals and expressed full support of CAE for strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the agriculture sector.