18th CAEXPO will further consolidate the good partnership between China and Pakistan: President Arif Alvi
NANNING, Sep 10th (Gwadar Pro) – Today morning (10th), the 18th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the 18th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS), themed in "high standard, stable participation, and two optimization", and aiming to promote the deep and pragmatic China-ASEAN cooperation, was held in Nanning.
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter, President Arif Alvi also delivered a congratulatory video to the event. Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan attend the opening ceremony.
“Congratulations to China on successfully hosting the 18th CAEXPO. The event has been held in Nanning, China for the 18th time. Pakistan was invited to participate in the 17th CAEXPE as the specially invited partner and has been invited again to participate in the 18th expo this year. The commodities displayed in Pakistan national pavilion of this Expo include sports goods, jewelry, gemstones, minerals and so on. I believe that there will be a lot of negotiation activities among Pakistani, Chinese and ASEAN businessmen who participate in the physical exhibition during the 18th CAEXPO,” President Arif said.
“It is a good sign that importers and exporters from China and Pakistan are coming together. Trade is the future of the world. Trade enhances the partnership between countries, and CAEXPO will further consolidate the good partnership between China and Pakistan,” he added, “Silk Road, Economic Silk Road, Maritime Silk Road, Pakistan-China Communication cooperation between China and Pakistan based on communication lines, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, etc., all of these are aimed at increasing trade between friendly Asian countries. This is very important because the more developed trade is, the fewer belligerent countries and less likely there will be bad relations. So I congratulate the organizers and I am sure there will be trade talks between Chinese and Pakistani businessmen in the future. Finally, I would like to congratulate China once again on successfully hosting such an important China-Asean Expo."
With a total exhibition area of 102,000 square meters, the expo, held both online and offline, has attracted enterprises from more than 40 countries and regions.
This article originally appeared on Gwadar Pro.