China-Pakistan to cooperate on de-desertification and pest control

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BEIJING, : The cooperation between China and Pakistan in the agriculture sector, particularly in the fields of de-desertification, biodiversity conservation and pest control can help modernize this sector, said Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque.

According to Gwadar Pro, Ambassador Moin ul Haque received Dr. Zhou Jinfeng, Secretary-General of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) at the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing and discussed different projects.

The Ambassador underlined the increasing importance attached by the Government of Pakistan to environmental protection and combatting climate change, highlighting various initiatives taken by Pakistan in these areas. 

Noting the growing cooperation between China and Pakistan in the agriculture sector, he sought CBCGDF’s support and solicited concrete project proposals.

Dr. Zhou briefed the Ambassador on the functioning of CBCGDF and invited him to visit the sites of various projects undertaken by the organization. 

Acknowledging Pakistan’s strong credentials in agriculture and the need for climate action, he listed areas of potential collaboration.

CBCGDF is a leading environmental NGO in China, having around 30 years of experience in biodiversity conservation and institutional linkages within China and with various multilateral organizations.