Looking forward to the Expo to bring new development opportunities to Pakistan

Looking forward to the Expo to bring new development opportunities to Pakistan

At the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council, Imran Khan paid an official visit to China from November 2 and attended the first China International Import Expo. Before departing for China, Imran Khan accepted a joint interview with the Chinese media in Pakistan in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Born in 1952, Imran Khan, as a witness and witness to the history of the development of bilateral relations between China and Pakistan, has always had the most positive expectations for China-Pakistan all-weather strategic partnership. "The traditional friendship between China and Pakistan has a long history and a long history. I personally understand the development of China-Pakistan relations." He said, "In the hearts of the Pakistani people, China has always been the most reliable and trustworthy friend. We must inherit the history of both sides. Friendship with practice testing." Imran Khan visited China in 2011 as Chairman of the Pakistan Justice Movement Party. Seven years later, his visit to China as Pakistan’s prime minister made him full of expectations. The first China International Import Expo will be held in Shanghai from November 5th to 10th. The Chinese side will take the initiative to show the world the attitude of “further opening up the market, welcoming countries to participate and sharing new opportunities for China's development”. Imran Khan believes that this import fair will effectively improve the status quo of Pakistan's trade, increase the share of Pakistan's exports, and reduce the trade deficit, especially the current account deficit. Pakistan has a long history of production and technical experience in the textile, leather and sugar industries. In addition, local products such as sporting goods and medical equipment will also be displayed in front of the vast number of Chinese companies and consumers. It is foreseeable that China's huge market will continue to create huge opportunities for Pakistan's local manufacturing industry. Faced with the anti-globalization trend emerging in Western countries, China has always stood at the forefront of supporting globalization and advocated multilateralism and an open world economy. In this regard, Imran Khan believes that "globalization has an important role in promoting the economic development of all countries in the world. If the globalization process is destroyed, the entire world economy will be hit hard." Since President Xi Jinping proposed the “One Belt, One Road” initiative in 2013, many “One Belt, One Road” countries including Pakistan are undergoing rapid changes in the social and economic fields, especially with the smooth construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in recent years. With rapid development, Pakistan has achieved fruitful results in various fields such as infrastructure, energy, industry and agriculture, and people's livelihood. In this regard, Imran Khan said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has brought huge opportunities for Pakistan. Under the current temporary difficulties in the Pakistani economy, corridor construction can attract more foreign investment to Pakistan and help the Pakistani economy. Get out of trouble. "After decades of rapid development, China has become the world's second largest economy, and its achievements have been remarkable." When talking about the achievements and experience of China's "old friend", Imran Khan believes Unlike other developed countries that have been modernized for many years, “China’s successful experience as a country that has recently achieved economic growth is more suitable for learning in other late-developing countries. It is also very inspiring for Pakistan. As a development potential The country, Pakistan, has to be further developed in various fields. Therefore, Pakistan is willing to learn useful lessons from China in terms of economic development." During his visit to China, Imran Khan said that Pakistan will also exchange views with China on poverty alleviation, anti-corruption, agriculture, urban development and environmental governance to learn from China's successful experience. When talking about the issues in the field of poverty alleviation, Imran Khan specifically pointed out that poverty alleviation is a long-term project that requires one step at a time, especially in the field of rural farmers' poverty alleviation. Pakistan still has a lot of work to do; and China as a population The great achievements of the great powers in the field of poverty alleviation are worth learning from the Palestinian side. He said that at present, Pakistan is facing an arduous task of domestic reform, and the Pakistani government will make great efforts in improving its governance capabilities. "In the face of problems such as poor governance and corruption, good governance is crucial." This year marks the fifth anniversary of the “Belt and Road Initiative” initiative. A series of early harvest projects in the China-Brazil Economic Corridor have been put into operation. At present, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is about to enter a new stage of enrichment and expansion. In the future, China and Pakistan will regard industry and people's livelihood cooperation as the key direction of future corridor cooperation. When talking about the next development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Imran Khan said that both sides have unlimited potential in industrial parks and special economic zones, agriculture, fisheries, housing construction, and vocational and technical education. The Pakistani side hopes that through the cooperation between China and Pakistan in the construction of corridors, especially in the construction of special economic zones, it will be able to realize the transfer of technology to Pakistan, allowing Pakistan to obtain more advanced technology and capital support, attract more industrial investment, and further boost Pakistan’s foreign investment. Export. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an extension of the traditional friendship between the two countries and provides an important opportunity for Pakistan to attract investment, achieve development, and get rid of the economic development predicament.