Chinese companies are interested in establishing agriculture research centres and nurseries in Tharparkar, Nawabshah and Khairpur districts to conduct research on drip irrigation system and crops.
The interest was shown by a Chinese delegation during a meeting with Sindh Board of Investment (SBI), here on Tuesday. The delegation was comprised of Secretary, Communist Party of Chinese province Xinjiang’s city Shihezi and Vice Mayor, Xu Zhi Xin, and Chairman Xinjiang Tianye group of companies, Wu Bin.
SBI chairperson Naheed Memon, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sindh Enterprises Development Fund (SEDF), Mehboob-ul-Haq, Director SBI Special Projects, Abdul Azeem Uqili and other notables also attended the meeting.
The delegation apprised the chairperson SBI that Chinese firms were keen to invest in a number of projects in various sectors, including agri development, use of technology for preservation of water, investment in power generation and introduction of modern methods in live stock sector.
Naheed appreciated the delegation for taking interest in the projects and assured all possible cooperation on behalf of the Sindh government. The delegation will visit Tharparkar, Nawabshah and Khairpur to explore investment opportunities and take local administrations on board.
Source: Business Recorder