on december 9, the "2021 forum on cooperation between china and pakistan friendship provinces and cities" was held.
at the forum, shenyang city and karachi city of pakistan signed the agreement on the establishment of friendship city relationship through video link.
karachi is the largest city in pakistan and is also known as pakistan's "economic capital". it is an important node city along the "belt and road".
since the establishment of a friendly and cooperative city relationship between the two cities in august of 2018, the two cities have frequently interacted in economy and trade, tourism, education, public transportation and other fields, and have achieved positive cooperation results.
in december of 2018, the shenyang city delegation visited karachi, participated in the build asia, and promoted a number of economic and trade cooperation projects such as the daily necessities trade of shenyang wuai industry group. the first phase of the terminal transportation system project contracted in karachi by northern heavy industries group co.,ltd. has been successfully completed. the second phase of the project will start early next year.
since the global outbreak of the covid-19 epidemic, the two cities actively shared their anti-epidemic experience and donated supplies, demonstrating the friendship in adversity.
the establishment of friendship city relationship between shenyang and karachi jointly opens a new chapter of hand-in-hand and win-win cooperation.
it will further expand the two cities' cooperation in multiple fields, effectively benefit the people of the two cities, and make positive contributions to deepening the unbreakable friendship between china and pakistan.
translator: han dake
editor: zhu ge, dong junzi