Lahore, March 12, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry has compiled proposals for second phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (SPEC), which will be presented at International CPEC Conference 2019. The proposals were derived by holding a seminar, in which Mr. Mueen Batlay, a distinguished Strategist and analyst of the international organization; “Obortunity”. The Seminar was also addressed by a number of the local experts including Mr. Ahmad Hasnain, Vice President and Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Qureshi, Chairman Standing Committee of PCJCCI on Research. The speakers were of the unanimous opinion that the local industry should endeavour to adopt contemporary ways to come at par with the modern world for production value added goods.
Mr. Mueen Batlay, in his address, shared his current informative work focusing on different projects related to CPEC and the international CPEC Conference 2019. He told that his organization; Obortunity, was focusing on six different dimensions, revolving around the trillion-dollar Chinese-led development, mainly in the field of Mandarin (Chinese) language and vocational training, education technology, business tourism, policy and commercial research, media, youth and public-private sector engagement platforms and project-oriented consulting.
He further added that we have trained more than 1,000 students and professionals on fields of entrepreneurship, Chinese language, BRI and CPEC and are engaged with institutions under the triple helix model of innovation on various fronts such as journalists’ trainings, Belt and Road Workshops, CPEC consultancy, business and academic tourism and research.
Dr. Iqbal Qureshi, Chairman Standing Committee PCJCCI, in his address, said that the seminar on International CPEC Conference is part of the series of PCJCCI awareness campaign to explore the manifestations of CPEC. He asserted that such discussions were required to share contemporary techniques and innovative ideas among the business community to bring reforms in doing business in our country. We should take initiatives to understand the importance of emerging technologies in order to improve different sectors of economy including product and services, he added.
Mr. Ahmed Hasnain, Vice President PCJCCI, while expressing his views on this occasion said that PCJCCI will submit its proposals in the International CPEC Conference 2019 which is going to be held from 17th April till 3rd May, 2019. Through this conference both nations will get chance to formulate their trade relations in more successful way by formulating policies for second phase of CPEC, he added and hoped the conference would also devise viable policy for the intensive learning of BRI in order to relocate industries from China to Pakistan. People will get the chance to interact with the political leaders and government officials involved in the development of CPEC during the conference, he said.
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