Thar has tremendous potential to change Pakistan: Chinese CG

Sawan Khaskheli

Chinese Counsel General in Karachi, Mr. Li Bijian has said that Thar has a great investment potential that would not only change Pakistan but would surely change the entire world for its rich natural resources and the hardworking and peaceful people.

He was addressing to a huge gathering at a three-Day Colors of Thar Festival which started here on Friday.

The festival organized by the District Administration in collaboration with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company, Thar Foundation, Hubco, Sino Sindh Resources, Shenghai Electric, Pakistan Army and Pakistan Rangers Sindh and some other organizations under the aegis of “Thar will change Pakistan”.

On the first day of the colourful festival, various events were organized to entertain several hundred participants, who had thronged the town to witness the mega event.

MNA Dr Mahesh Kumar Malani along with MPA Qsim Siraj Soomro, MPA Fakeer Mohammad Bilani, Deputy Commissioner Thar Mohammad Nawaz Soho and with the officials of the sponsors of the mega festival infuriated the colour festival.

Making a keynote address, the Counsel General Li Bijian said this year marks the 70th anniversary of China Pakistan diplomatic relationships and this friendship will get stronger in the future.

Under the Chine Pakistan Economic Corridor Projects (EPEC), he said we have successfully completed the Phase One and now entering the second phase.

He said mining and power projects in Thar are moving very smooth and have created thousands of jobs opportunities for the local people.

“Thar is a beautiful place, and it has tremendous investment potential in all spheres. Let us work together to make Thar more beautiful and much developed,” said Li Bijian.

Earlier in the day, Chinese Counsel General, Mr. Li Bijian visited Thar Coal Block II Projects of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company and witnessed Thar Foundation development schemes.

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