LAHORE: The Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) pledged to spur the pace of technological advancement in Pakistan through Chinese cooperation by setting up a joint technology university and a Chinese construction material center.

Addressing a meeting of the PCJCCI members, the chamber’s president Shah Faisal Afridi said that technological advancement for human resource development was the prime agenda of the PCJCCI for which they were endeavouring to establish a Pak-China Technology University.

The first project is to be initiated with the help of Chinese collaboration and its primary purpose would be the transfer of technology that although redundant in China, suited the needs and requirements of Pakistani industrial trends.

Afridi informed that the PCJCCI also planned to establish a state of the art Chinese construction material centre that would be executed in two phases: the first phase involved the formation of a display centre while the second phase was concerned with the transfer of production facility from China to Pakistan.

Published in Dawn, July 1st, 2015

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