China hails Pakistan for BRI initiative, exploring Silk Road

China hails Pakistan for BRI initiative, exploring Silk Road

BEIJING: Pakistan and other countries have cooperated in the initiative of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) besides exploring the Digital Silk Road, which reaped fruitful benefits.

Li Yikai, Deputy Director of Centre for International Economic and Technological Cooperation had a 2021 Online Silk Road Conference at Yinchuan, the northwest city of China.

The Deputy Director said, “From 2019 to 2020, there are notable achievements in digital development in BRI countries. For example, the Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was deployed in Pakistan’s airports, providing accurate timing services for the operations.”

Pakistan and China have cooperated for the satellite navigation system across a major area between both of the countries.

Pakistan has signed a contract with China’s Wuhan Landing Medical High-tech Co., Ltd. To introduce their artificial intelligence (AI) for screening cervical cancer in Pakistan.

 In the 18 years of experience in the IT sector of Ericsson (China), Shoukat told CEN, “From 2019 to 2020, there are notable achievements in digital development in BRI countries. For example, the Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was deployed in Pakistan’s airports, providing accurate timing services for the operations.”

He further said, “Pakistan has a lot of potential in the IT sector. When Pakistani IT talents have the opportunity to venture abroad and work in countries like China, they will definitely bring very good results.”

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