High-level Chinese delegation to soon visit Pakistan: PM

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said a high-level Chinese delegation will soon visit Pakistan to further expand Pakistan-China relations.

Chairing a cabinet meeting in Islamabad today, the Prime Minister said positive discussion was held during his visit to China on the second phase of CPEC.

The Prime Minister said more than one thousand B2B meetings were held between Pakistani and Chinese businessmen and investors at Pakistan-China Business Forum in Shenzhen.

Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan will send one thousand youth to China for professional training in the agriculture sector in order to take full advantage of the innovation and development in China’s agricultural sector.

He said the famous Chinese company Huawei will provide technical and professional training to two hundred thousand Pakistani youth in various fields of information technology every year.

The Cabinet approved the appointment of members from the private and academic sectors in the Board of Governors of the National School for Public P
olicy.

The cabinet gave in-principle approval to the Digital Nation Pakistan Act 2024 on the recommendation of the Ministry of Information Technology and directed the Ministry of Law and Justice to review it.

Under the Act, National Digital Commission (NDC) and Pakistan Digital Authority (PDA) will be constituted. Through this, the goal of digitization of Pakistan’s economy and paperless governance will be achieved.

Under the bill, the National Digital Commission will be a policy-making body that will consist of federal and provincial members and will be headed by the Prime Minister himself.

Source: Radio Pakistan