ISLAMABAD – Charge d’ Affairs of the Chinese Embassy to Pakistan, Pang Chunxue yesterday praised the Pakistani and Chinese scientists for their services and cooperation. She said the cooperation in Science and Technology (S&T) was an important part of the China-Pakistan bilateral relations and both countries had jointly funded more than 475 research projects covering agriculture, aerospace, and chemical industry.
Speaking at a ceremony held here to celebrate China-Pakistan Space Science & Technology Cooperation, the envoy said remarkable results had been achieved since the two countries signed an intergovernmental S&T cooperation agreement in 1976. Moreover, many projects were also funded between both countries in the field of water resource protection, medical and health care, biotechnology, computer science, environment, energy, meteorology, geology, and technology management, she added. Pang Chunxue said: “We are here to have the handover ceremony of Pakistani medicinal plant seeds after a six-month orbit stay in China Space Station