Published on : Aug 19, 2015
According to recent news in Islamabad, the Federal Minister of Planning and Development – Ahsan Iqbal proposed an alliance for space technology between China and Pakistan.
The entire session discussed several development plans for putting forward the space technology in the country. The proposal is now a part of Karamay-Xinjiang since it has received the approval as the declaration got unanimously approved after the whole two-day meeting. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was the forum where the meeting took place and the idea for space technology was discussed. The meeting was held last week.
According to the minister, both the countries are expected to earn a new level of bondage under the bilateral association on space technology. His insistence was on the collaborated launch of various space missions, including astronauts of both countries.
As the strength of CPEC, this strategy could be used to increase the connectivity and amicability between both the countries. These aspects are likely to shape the future destiny of both the nations through various communication linkages, added the minister.
The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan was also present at the event. San Weidong at the CPEC forum was responsible in terming the meetings as successful in propelling the success of stakeholders for implementing the CPEC.
The two-day forum had at least 300 businesspersons, officials, and public figures.
The meetings at the forum also decided that a permanent platform should be introduced to examine the present collaboration and ongoing projects on broader sides. CPEC will be utilized to ensure the projects main goals of promoting Pakistan-China ties.
China owns a vast network of global satellites and is a member of International Space Station. The country’s manufactured satellites are serving civilian and military purposes. So if China achieves substantial recognition and includes some joint alliances, it could let Pakistan learn a lot from China’s experience in the space technology field.