Cooperation between Henan and Balochistan Furthered

Balochistan, located in Southwest Pakistan, is the largest province in Pakistan. What new types of cooperation will Henan and Balochistan have for mutual benefit? On July 15, a meeting on China (Henan )-Pakistan (Balochistan) Practical Cooperation was held in Zhengzhou to further their bilateral exchanges.

Henan and Balochistan have deepened friendly exchanges and strengthened practical cooperation in such areas as trade, agriculture, culture, etc., thanks to the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between China and Pakistan. Besides, Henan’s investment in Pakistan has totaled 4.435 million US dollars with the smooth running of a series of cooperation projects.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Pakistan. How to further expand the practical cooperation between Henan and Balochistan? At the opening ceremony, Henan and Balochistan signed a letter of intent for a sister-province relationship. Both sides will take it as a new start to promote all-round exchanges and expand cooperation fields, thus pushing the bilateral friendly relations to a new level.

During the negotiation, 12 enterprises from Henan introduced their businesses related to crop breeding, agricultural machinery, agro-product processing, cold-chain storage, vegetables, etc., while 8 from Pakistan mainly introduced the export of such agricultural products as rice, seafood and aquatic products, mangoes, rapeseed dregs, etc., as well as the import of techniques, production materials, machinery, etc.

“Our products have entered Pakistan since 2011. This meeting creates a great platform for both sides to exchange ideas, providing more opportunities for our future cooperation with Pakistan.” Zhang Xiaosui, general manager assistant of YTO International Economic and Trade Co., Ltd., told dahe.cn that tractor is a symbol of agricultural mechanization, hoping YTO’s products could help Pakistan with its national food security.