Commerce Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz Unveils New Collaborative Potential during Visit to Hengli Group Headquarters in China
Suzhou, China, December 13, 2023:
As part of his visit to China, Commerce Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz visited the Hengli Group headquarters, a trailblazing entity in oil refining, petrochemicals, polyesters, and textiles. The visit showcased the impressive journey of Hengli Group, from its roots as a Suzhou weaving factory in 1994 to its current status as the operator of the world’s largest terephthalic acid plant—an inspiring transformation.
The delegation, led by Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz, engaged in a highly productive exchange with Hengli Group representatives, delving into potential collaboration opportunities. The discussions were centered around leveraging the second phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to foster private sector partnerships.
This visit underscores the substantial potential for Pakistan to harness Chinese expertise and cutting-edge technology through CPEC initiatives. Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz expressed the commitment to facilitating and nurturing such collaborations, emphasizing the role of these partnerships in driving economic growth and generating employment opportunities for the people of Pakistan.
The interaction with Hengli Group exemplifies the shared vision of both nations to strengthen economic ties, laying the groundwork for mutually beneficial partnerships that align with the goals of CPEC’s second phase. Dr. Gohar Ejaz remains committed to advancing Pakistan’s economic interests and fostering a robust and dynamic relationship with China.