Plan to set up Pak-China Technology Gateway

Project aimed at transferring redundant technology from China


May 20, 2022
PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE:

Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) President Wang Zihai has pledged that after the successful working of Pakistan-China Knowledge Portal, an online Pakistan-China Technology Gateway will be established soon.

Speaking at a think tank session held at the PCJCCI premises, he maintained that technological advancement for human resources development is the prime agenda of PCJCCI.

“After the successful working of Pakistan-China Knowledge Portal, we are keen to establish an online Pakistan-China Technology Gateway,” he announced.

Wang elaborated that this project would be initiated in collaboration with China, and the purpose would primarily be the transfer of redundant technology from China. He promised to step up the pace of technological advancement in Pakistan through Chinese cooperation.

On the occasion, PCJCCI Senior Vice President Ehsan Chaudhry said that the acquisition of appropriate technology from China in the field of renewable energy and alternative sources of energy such as solar, nanotechnology, wind power and run-of-the-river power plants was also included on priority.

PCJCCI Vice President Sarfaraz Butt mentioned that PCJCCI was planning to establish a state-of-the-art Chinese information and material centre that would be executed in two phases.

“The first phase involves establishment of a display centre and the second phase involves the transfer of production facility from China to Pakistan,” he added.

PCJCCI Secretary General Salahuddin Hanif told the audience that they will also initiate online technological courses for the youth through the Pakistan-China Technology Gateway.

“These courses will convey contemporary knowledge and information related to various sectors which include electronic and automotive advancement, insurance, agriculture, textiles, shoe manufacturing, chemicals, battery recycling plant and real estate advisory,” he explained.

THE ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE CHINA ECONOMIC NET

 

Published in The Express Tribune, May 20th, 2022.

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