Islamabad, July 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In order to deepen the understanding of the diplomatic community and facilitate exchanges between the Provincial Governments of China and other countries, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been organizing promotion events of various provinces since 2016, highlighting historical and cultural features, economic and social achievements of the Provincial Governments and avenues of cooperation between Chinese Provinces and the rest of the world, says a press release received here today from Beijing, China.
In this context, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the People’s Government of Hubei Province organized an event on 12 July 2018 under the theme of “China in the New Era: Hubei, From the Yangtze River to the World.” Party Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress H.E. Mr. Zhang Yesui and Secretary of the CPC Hubei Provincial Committee H.E. Mr. Jiang Chaoliang, were in the Chair.
Members of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives of the International Organizations, foreign media as well as Chinese officials attended the event. Apart from Party Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of the CPC Hubei Provincial Committee and Governor of Hubei Province, fewAmbassadors including Ambassador of Pakistan were invited to speak on the occasion. Addressing the audience, Ambassador Masood Khalid highlighted the ongoing cooperation between Pakistan and Hubei Province.
He noted that a number of companies from Hubei Province were involved in energy, infrastructure and development projects in Pakistan such as the newly commissioned Islamabad International Airport, Karachi Deep Water Port project and Neelum-Jhelum Power Project. In addition, there is a sizeable Pakistani student community in Hubei Province. Ambassador Masood Khalid also underscored that cooperation in the fisheries and rice sectors, which were strong areas of the Province could bepromoted Pakistan and Hubei Province. After the event, State Councillor and Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Wang Yi hosted a reception for the participants.
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