Two-day International CPEC & BRI Conference begins in Islamabad

During the first day of session, four technical sessions were held which include socio-economic impacts of CPEC, prospects of regional connectivity through Gwadar Port, opportunities for industrial relocation and export and green technologies and development.

In his address, Secretary Planning Ministry, Syed Zafar Ali Shah, said that the conference will provide a platform to address concerns, evaluate risks, and explore avenues for mitigating any adverse impacts, ensuring that the benefits are equitably distributed among all stakeholders.

Addressing the conference, Chairman Higher Education Commission, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed announced several significant initiatives aimed at fostering collaboration between Pakistan and China in the field of higher education and research.

These initiatives include future Chinese scholarships and cooperation with the prestigious Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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