Chinese association to empower China-Pak irrigation cooperation

Observer Report

A Chinese Association will empower China-Pak irrigation cooperation, China Economic Net reported it on Monday.

“We have recently established an international cooperation office to facilitate the communication between Chinese and Pakistani companies in irrigation technologies and products.”

This was stated by Dr. Gong Shihong, Deputy-Director of Department of Irrigation and Drainage, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR), and Director of Agricultural Water-saving Equipment Division of China Agricultural Water-saving and Rural Drinking Water Supply Technology Association, in an interview with CEN.

The International Office, a department devoted to international cooperation under China Water-saving Association, will serve as a bridge between Chinese and Pakistani irrigation enterprises by exploring the needs of Pakistani people and companies and communicating them to Chinese companies so that they can provide customised irrigation and drainage solutions for Pakistan.

Dr Gong told CEN that enhanced B2B communication between Pakistan and China in this regard can help raise Pakistani people’s awareness of efficient irrigation and further popularise the “more crop per drop” initiative.

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