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A high powered delegation led by Chief Minister Sindh visits Chengdu to participate in Western China International Fair

October 22, 2013 | General Business News | Share:

Chengdu, October 22, 2013 (PPI-OT): A high powered delegation led by Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh visited Chengdu to participate in the 14th Western China International Fair. The Chief Minister is accompanied with Secretary Finance, Secretary Coal, Secretary Energy and DG Sindh Board of Investment to seek Chinese investment in development of Thar Coal mining and coal based power generation, development of Wind Corridor and technical assistance in modernizing agriculture.

Mr. Li Jiaguo, Deputy Secretary General of Sichaun Provincial People’s Government hosted a banquet lunch in honour of the Chief Minister and the delegation. The Chief Minister invited the Deputy Secretary General to visit Sindh province. He invited Chinese investors to take advantage of the immense investment opportunities that the province offers to foreign investors.

Mr. Li Jiaguo informed that Sichuan province has a strong economy with a GDP of USD 383 bn. He informed that Sichuan province has robust agriculture and water Management, strong mining technology coupled with high tech industry in Chengdu. He assured all possible support to the provincial government for collaboration in these areas.

The Chief Minister met the Sichuan Province Governor Mr. Wei Hong who welcomed the delegation. He thanked the Chief Minister for sending out relief goods during the earth quake that hit Chengdu in 2008 and informed that Sichuan province can collaborate with the Sindh province in the areas of Mining, agriculture and water management.

The Chief Minister extended formal invitation to the Governor to visit Sindh to which he assured to consider positively. The Chief Minister reiterated the Governor to consider investment in Thar Coal Mining, coal and wind based power generation.

The Governor informed the delegation that Western China International Fair has emerged as the most important event to showcase Western China to the world and is participated by 72 countries and regions and 28 domestic provinces.

Later the Chief Minister visited the Hi-tech Industrial Zone in Chengdu which ranks 5th among the 53 national hi-tech zones in China in terms of comprehensive strength. It aims to position Chengdu as an equally modern Business Center and High-end Industrial town.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

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