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Pak, China to promote ties in oil, gas

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of China, Lou Zhao Hui called on Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Ahsan Ullah Khan here on Saturday and discussed with him matters pertaining to promoting bilateral cooperation in the petroleum sector. The Ambassador felicitated the Minister for assuming the portfolio of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources and hoped that Sino-Pak historic friendly relations would further grow and flourish during his tenure.

Ahsanullah Khan said that Pakistan and China enjoy historic deep rooted friendship and both the countries were cooperating in all sphere of life for the mutual advantage. During the meeting, the Minister lauded the Chinese companies’ contribution involved in oil, gas and mineral exploration activities in Pakistan.

He said that Saindak Copper Project is a milestone in Pak-China friendship and Duddar Lead Zinc project in Balochistan would also provide an opportunity to learn from each other’s experience in the mineral sector.The Ambassador said that China attaches great importance to its excellent friendly relations with Pakistan and cooperation between the two countries in diversified fields were strengthening and expanding with passage of each day.-SANA

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