Mayor goes to China with high hopes of cooperation

Karachi – Mayor Kar­achi Wasim Akhtar has said that the China-Pakistan relationship will strengthen with the Belt and Road Initiative.

“People of Pakistan value the Chinese cooperation in our development projects. Friendship declaration between Karachi and the Chinese city of Shenyang will increase bilateral cooperation and pave way for development and progress,” he said while talking to media on Tuesday before leaving for China on a four-day visit, where he would sign an agreement with the mayor of Shenyang.

Mr Akhtar was invited to China by the Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries of Shenyang city. He will also meet with the mayor of Shenyang. He said that he would sign an agreement to declare Shenyang and Karachi friendship cities and explore opportunities in various sectors and areas.

The key sectors include improvement of infrastructure, development of parks and horticulture, improvement of major roads, footpaths and bridges, commercial parking plazas, lighting arrangement of major roads, construction of new fire stations, improvement of flyovers, underpasses and bridges, development of amusement parks, cleaning and desilting of storm-water drains, medical and health services, transport, information technology, development of oil tanker terminal, bulk transportation of garbage and other special projects, he added.

The mayor said other areas of cooperation were city planning and public safety, business promotion and tourism, sustainable development, smart city, technology, innovation, start-ups and digital inclusion, public management, participation and accountability mechanisms, urban mobility, traffic and mass transportation management, municipal policies for primary care, health and social inclusion, municipal policies for the promotion of creative economy etc.

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