BEIJING (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan and China signed different MoUs related to the development projects and enhancing relations between the both the countries.
While speaking to the journalists at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing, FM Qureshi said Pakistan shared its assessment and feedback from the Indian Occupied Kashmir
with the Chinese leadership.
China, Russia want peace, reconciliation in Afghanistan
FM Qureshi said both the sides also discussed the Afghan peace process. He mentioned that China, Russia and other regional countries want peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan and the development in the region for which Pakistan is playing its role. He also said the Chinese leadership had been taken into confidence on all the issues.
Development of Gwadar Port
Regarding facilities to the Chinese investors and entrepreneurs, the minister said the CPEC Authority had been established to provide all facilities to them as early as possible. He said a MoU signed between the two countries is related to the development of Gwadar Port and to make it a hub of regional trade and connectivity.
Water shortage in Gwadar
FM Qureshi said under another MoU, to redress water shortage in Gwadar, a desalination plant of 5000 tons of water per day would be set up by China to provide clean water to Gwadar port and the new Gwadar city.
Cooperation in education sector
The two countries would enhance cooperation in education sector and in this regard a MoU has been signed with Higher Education Commission for smart classrooms
Improve the lives of disabled people
Another MoU was inked to improve the lives of disabled people as they will be provided with equipment and chair. Similarly, both the countries agreed to help each other for narcotics control and China would give equipment to Pakistan for the purpose.