BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan conducted a series of talks in Beijing on Friday with leaders of China’s biggest state-owned and private firms, who expressed significant interest in growing investments in various projects in Pakistan, according to Radio Pakistan.
China Communication Construction Company, Huazhong Technology, Zhejiang Seaport Group, Challenge Apparel, Hunan Sunwalk Group, Royal Group, China Road and Bridge Corporation, Zhengbang Group, and China Machinery Engineering Corporation were among the executives who met with the Prime Minister.
The business executives informed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the status of their ongoing projects in Pakistan, expressing an interest in increasing their investments in areas such as metal and paper recycling, energy, textiles, fibre optics networks, housing, dairy, and water management.
PM Imran Khan praised Chinese firms’ eagerness to invest in Pakistan in his speech.
He told the Chinese corporate executives on initiatives to establish a favourable environment for Chinese investment in Pakistan and urged them to take advantage of business-friendly policies for investment in Special Economic Zones, highlighting the two countries’ growing economic and trade links.