ISLAMABAD: Chairman China Gezhouba Group Corporation Lyu Zexiang has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing on Tuesday and discussed cooperation in the energy sector.
The Chinese Group showed keen interest in exploring new business avenues in Pakistan especially in the energy sector.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid, Adviser on Commerce Razaq Dawood, Special Assistant on Petroleum Nadeem Babar and Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Zubair Gilani were also present in the meeting.
China Gezhouba Group Corporation is one of the most competitive listed companies with very strong financing capabilities. The Chinese group has expanded its business in more than 100 countries and regions.
Separately, Chairman of Board, Orient Holdings Group Limited Jiang Xueming called on PM Imran Khan in Beijing.
Orient Group has business areas involving infrastructure construction, real estate development, construction materials, chemical fibre, mining, e-commerce, new materials and intelligent manufacturing, etc.
Guo Wenqing, Chairman China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) also called on Khan in Beijing.
China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC Group) is the longest-running construction group in China’s iron and steel industry, serving as the pioneer in this field.
Premier Imran Khan has arrived in Beijing on a three day official visit to China. Chinese Cultural Minister Luo Shugang received him at the airport.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing and Pakistan’s envoy to China Naghmana Hashmi were also present.
Foreign Minster Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiar and Chairman Board of Investment Zubair Gilani are also accompanied Prime Minister during the visit.
The Prime Minister will meet the Chinese leadership and exchange views on regional developments including the state of peace and security in South Asia arising from the situation in occupied Jammu & Kashmir since August 5, 2019.
The visit will be instrumental in further cementing Pakistan’s economic, investment and strategic ties with China.
The PM will apprise the Chinese leadership of the government’s recent landmark decisions to speed-up implementation of ongoing CPEC projects as well as efforts to project CPEC as a High-Quality Demonstration Project of BRI.