ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary delegation led by Senator Talha Mehmood met with China’s Xinjiang province Governor Nur Bekri and exchanged views on bilateral relations, mutual trade and further strengthening of the Sino-Pak ties.
China assured of extending cooperation to Pakistan’s technology. Senator Talha said Pak-China relations were exemplary and China has always helped Pakistan during troubled times. Talha added that a railway track would be laid from Pakistan to Kashgar, besides the commencement of air travel between Islamabad and Kashgar.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 14th, 2011.