China-Pak infrastructure construction leading to fruitful achievements.

BEIJING -- Pakistan and China have always maintained the closest and strongest friendship, which is not only dependent on security affairs, but also reflects the increasingly close economic cooperation.

It was already clear at the time of the construction of the Silk Road that the steps of these two countries will continue to move forward together in economic matters.

"I have visited China at different times for the last two decades and every time, the opinion in my brain becomes stronger that there is still much room for improvement in economic relations between China and Pakistan," Muhammad Mehdi, Chairman, institute of International Relations and Media Research said in an article published in the Chinese media here on Monday.

He is currently in China along with Pakistan media think tank delegation that visited the office of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), a famous company in China.

CSCEC is China's largest construction and investment group and by visiting their office, This corporation had entered the Pakistani market in 1984 long before CPEC.

And many major projects in Pakistan have been constructed by this company, which showed the quality and professionalism of this corporation.

CSCEC has built five thermal power plants in Pakistan and these projects include Jamshoro, Faisalabad, Lakhala, Kotri and Mustafa Go.

Thanks to these thermal power plants, two million watts of electricity capacity has been increased in Pakistan.

Along with the construction of these thermal power plants, in the mid-1990s, this corporation completed a huge project in the Sindh province. Karachi, as the largest densely populated city in Pakistan, in which the big and long-standing problems is sewage treatment. Thus, CSCEC played a key role in solving this problem and by building the Karachi Sewage Treatment Plant, the positive effects are permanently seen on the urban life of Karachi.

He said a very important factor in the economic relations between China and Pakistan was the defense cooperation between the two countries.

The JF Seventeen Thunder aircraft is most important for Pakistan in terms of its defense needs and the interesting thing is that the same company is credited with construction of factory at the place where the aircraft is manufactured. This factory is located in the famous Airbase Kamra of Pakistan.

Similarly, another indispensable project was completed in...

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