Pakistan and China enhance cooperation in science and tech
China and Pakistan made an agreement to strengthen bilateral cooperation in science and technology sector under the Belt and Road Initiative.
The agreement was made during a meeting between President Hussain and visiting Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang who is in Islamabad, for the 18th Session of the PakChina Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation. The Chinese Minister for Science and Technology said that China and Pakistan have a long history of working together in various fields, including science and technology. He offered to cooperate in all sectors where Pakistan needs Chinese support, including maritime industry, biodiversity, renewable energy, establishment of joint scientific laboratories for the young scientists and working together for the climate change for benefit of entire humanity.
The president also noted with satisfaction that 17 protocols have been concluded so far in accordance with the Framework Agreement on Science and Technology signed between the two countries in 1976 and the 18th Protocol is being signed during this visit.