Pakistan will be a special partner in the 18th China-ASEAN Expo next year
Secretary-General Wang welcomed Pakistan’s participation as an exceptional partner for the first time.
- Pakistan will stay as a special partner country for the 18th CAEXPO next year.
- The 17th CAEXPO is currently taking place in Nanning, China.
Pakistan will stay a special partner country for the 18th CAEXPO (China-ASEAN Expo) next year.
In this regard, Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Moin-ul-Haque met with CAEXPO Secretary-General Wang Lei on the 17th China-ASEAN Expo sidelines in Nanning on Sunday.
Pakistan has been invited to attend the 18th Session of CAEXPO next year as well as a Special Partner Country. A great news!
Hopefully, we would have overcome Covid19 pandemic by that time ensuring a high level substantive and meaningful participation of Pakistan. https://t.co/Viopx5uXry
— Moin ul Haque (@PakAmbChina) November 29, 2020
The two parties also analyzed ways and means for enhancing Pakistan’s footprint in the premier trade and investment platform, CAEXPO, representing 11 countries with a combined GDP of $17.5 trillion and a consumer market of almost 2 billion people.
Secretary-General Wang welcomed Pakistan’s participation as an exceptional partner for the first time and admired the impressive pavilion and booths displaying quality merchandise and attractive handicrafts by the TDAP and Pakistani businesses.
President Arif Alvi addressed the 17th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) being held in the Chinese city of Nanning. It is the first time that Pakistan has been invited to this event as a Special Partner Country. pic.twitter.com/UL2n8dewn5
— Moin ul Haque (@PakAmbChina) November 27, 2020
He hoped that Pakistan’s Trade and Investment Promotion Conference held on the Expo’s sidelines would introduce Pakistan’s vast market to Chinese and ASEAN entrepreneurs.
Underlying CAEXPO’s significance for regional trade and investments, Ambassador Haque referred to President Dr. Arif Alvi’s video address in the inaugural ceremony in which he proposed a China-ASEAN-Pakistan trade triangle.
The Pakistani ambassador also welcomed the decision to include Pakistan in next year’s Expo, expressing the hope that pandemic related travel restrictions would ease by that time, allowing high-level officials and trade delegations from Pakistan to participate in the event.
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