ISLAMABAD: Yao Jing, Ambassador of China to Pakistan has stressed upon the local business community to take active participation in CPEC projects as it offered them great potential to maximize business prospects from this historic mega development project.
He was talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that called on him in his office led by President Sheikh Amir Waheed.
Yao Jing said that Pakistani private sector should gear up for joint ventures and investment in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) being established in Pakistan under CPEC project as SEZs would offer them good scope for JVs and partnerships with Chinse counterparts.
He said China has achieved fast economic development and Pakistan should take benefit from Chinese experience for accelerating its economic growth by developing close cooperation with China.
He said the trade balance between China and Pakistan was heavily in favor of China and Pakistani business community should step up efforts to further improve trade and exports with China. He assured that he would like to work with ICCI to promote strong connectivity between the private sectors of China and Pakistan.