Science and Technology as a catalyst of Developments. 科学技术是发展的催化剂

Science and technology play a pivotal role in shaping the social and economic landscape of a nations, providing the foundation for progress and innovation. In the dynamic global landscape, collaborations between countries are becoming increasingly crucial for harnessing the benefits of scientific and technological advancements. The China-Pakistan cooperation in the field of science and technology stands as a shining example of how mutual collaboration can drive socio-economic development and bring prosperity to both nations.


Research and Development Initiatives 研发计划

China and Pakistan have embarked on numerous joint research and development initiatives that showcase the synergies between their scientific communities. One such example is the China-Pakistan Joint Research Centre on Earth Sciences, focusing on geological studies and earthquake monitoring. By pooling resources and expertise, both countries are better equipped to address shared challenges, such as natural disasters, and contribute to global scientific knowledge.


Infrastructure Development 基础设施开发

A cornerstone of any successful collaboration is the development of robust infrastructure. China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has played a pivotal role in enhancing infrastructure in Pakistan, providing a conducive environment for technological advancements. Projects like the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have not only strengthened economic ties but have also created opportunities for technology transfer and skill development. China has assisted Pakistan in establishing joint research labs in key-technologies.


Capacity Building and Skill Transfer 能力建设和技能转移

China has been instrumental in supporting Pakistan’s efforts to build technological capabilities through skill transfer programs and educational exchanges. Scholarships, training programs, and collaborative projects have allowed Pakistani students and professionals to benefit from China’s advanced technological ecosystem. This exchange of knowledge and expertise contributes to human capital development, fostering innovation and competitiveness. Currently around 30,000 Pakistani youths are studying in various Chinese Universities, in various levels of programs, including Undergraduate, post graduate, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral programs. China has become the largest resource for developing scientific human resource for Pakistan.


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Collaboration 信息和通信技术合作:

In the digital age, the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) cannot be overstated. China and Pakistan have recognized the importance of ICT collaboration in driving economic growth. Projects like the Huawei Technical Support Centre and the establishment of Special Economic Zones for the tech industry are illustrative of their commitment to fostering a conducive environment for technological innovation. Several Hi-tech Chinese companies are operating in Pakistan and contributing toward the social and economic development of the country.


Renewable Energy Initiatives 可再生能源倡议

Both China and Pakistan are committed to sustainable development, and their collaboration extends to renewable energy initiatives. Projects such as the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Punjab, supported by Chinese investment and technology, exemplify the joint efforts to address energy challenges and promote environmental sustainability. China is instrumental in improving the Energy mix in Pakistan, especially the share of renewable energy.


Biotechnology and Healthcare 生物技术和医疗保健

Collaboration in biotechnology and healthcare has emerged as a crucial aspect of the China-Pakistan partnership. Joint efforts in medical research, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare infrastructure development contribute not only to the well-being of their populations but also to the global fight against diseases. During the COVID period, China has rescued people of Pakistan by extending all possible assistance.


The collaboration between China and Pakistan in science and technology is a testament to the positive impact that international partnerships can have on the social and economic development of nations. By combining their strengths, these two countries are not only fostering innovation and progress within their borders but also contributing to global scientific advancements. The China-Pakistan partnership serves as a model for how strategic cooperation in science and technology can lead to mutual prosperity and create a better future for both nations. As the world continues to face complex challenges, collaborative efforts in science and technology will remain a driving force for positive change and sustainable development.


3rd round of Media Saloon 第三轮媒体沙龙

Recently, the 3rd round of the “Infodor Media Salon” this time on China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) ICT projects was held at the office of the All-Pakistan Chinese Enterprises’ Association (APCEA), on 20th December 2023, in Islamabad, Pakistan. The event commenced with an overview of CPEC’s progress, the contributions of all stakeholders, and perspectives on Pak-China relations.


The session was attended by representatives from Chinese ICT sector companies including China Mobile Pakistan (CM Pak) Zong, Huawei, Sunwalk, Hikvision, Heroboss, Carlcare Services, ZTE Pakistan, said a news release. Among other participants were senior representatives from the Embassy of People’s Republic of China, Global Silk Route Research Alliance, and COMSATS University China Study Center, said a news release. The event also had significant presence from both Chinese media (CCTV, Economic Daily, Huashang Weekly, Xinhua News, China Economic Net) and Pakistani media (Pakistan Observer, PTV, Jang Media Group, Daily Ittehad, Pakistan Economic Net, Gwadar Pro, Hum News, APP).

一份新闻稿称,来自中国信息和通信技术行业公司的代表出席了会议,包括中国移动巴基斯坦公司、华为、Sunwalk、海康威视、Heroboss、Carlcare Services和中兴通讯巴基斯坦公司。一份新闻稿称,其他参与者包括来自中华人民共和国大使馆、全球丝绸之路研究联盟和COMSATS大学中国研究中心的高级代表。中国媒体(CCTV、《经济日报》、《华商周刊》、新华社、中国经济网)和巴基斯坦媒体(《巴基斯坦观察家报》、PTV、张成泽传媒集团、Daily Ittehad、巴基斯坦经济网、Gwadar Pro、Hum News、APP)也出席了此次活动。

Representatives of Chinese IT and Telecom enterprises in Pakistan introduced their company, scope of business, achievements in Pakistan and future plans, etc. The representatives engaged in a fruitful discussion, exchanging ideas and perspectives on how their respective companies could further contribute to the success of CPEC and strengthen the enduring friendship between China and Pakistan. Although all projects under CPEC are very important, but, IT and Telecom sectors are having immediate and visible impact on the social life of and economic prosperity of Pakistan.


As a matter of fact, these companies are engage in expanding their business and earn profits, at the same time, are promoting collaboration with Pakistani counterparts and stake holders, contributing in the social and economic developments of Pakistan. They very responsible companies and understands their obligations. Hey are assisting Pakistan under Corporate Social Responsibility programs. They are real ambassadors of China and promoting the eternal friendship between two Iron Clads. 


Recently China had launched International Science and Technology Cooperation Initiative:-最近,中国发起了国际科技合作倡议:-

Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is an important engine for the development of human society and an important means to address global challenges. At present, the world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century, and mankind is facing more and more major challenges. More than ever, human society needs international cooperation, openness and sharing, and it needs STI cooperation to explore solutions to global issues, address the challenges of the times together, and to jointly promote peaceful development. To promote open, fair, equitable and non-discriminatory international science and technology cooperation, develop science for the benefit of all regardless of borders, and jointly build a global science and technology community, China puts forward the a comprehensive International Science and Technology Cooperation Initiative.


Pakistan Scientists, Technologists and Entrepreneurs are urged to utilize the new Chinese Initiatives to develop Pakistan, eradicate Poverty, and promote prosperity. Pakistan is blessed with abundance of talent and youth must come forward and change the fate of the nations. Thanks to China for facilitating Pakistan’s developments.


( 注意: 本文章有百度翻译的, 很可能有差异。 请参考原版英文的。 谢谢

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