BEIJING – The beholder of higher than Himalayas friendship – Pakistan and China – signed 21 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to boost cooperation in electricity generation and basic infrastructure in Pakistan.
The Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif went on the visit to Beijing on Friday and before his departure flight he assured “I am visiting China to protect Pakistanis from menace of loadshedding in next summers.”
Nawaz Sharif and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang witnessed the signing ceremony on this occasion. These agreements will help promote further cooperation in the fields of energy and infrastructure under the Economic Corridor Project.
According to the details, the agreements included solar power production at Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park, easy loan for laying optic fiber between the two countries, mining of 65,00,000 metric tons of coal in Thar Block-2, 870 MW Sukhi Kinari hydropower project, 1320 MW Sahiwal power project and MoU for 100 MW Jhimpir wind power project.
An agreement was also signed to establish an Industrial Park in Faisalabad.
The two countries also inked an agreement for economic and technical cooperation between the two countries.