The “Belt and Road” China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Risk and Opportunity Symposium was held in HNU on April 22. HNU Vice President Chen Shou attended.
The Symposium was co-hosted by HNU and National University of Defense Technology (NUDT). The attendees included Chinese and Pakistani political and business representatives, and HNU undergraduates, MBA, and EMBA students.
Center for Global & Strategic Studies President, Maj Gen (Retd) Khalid Amir Jaffery, stated about drugs’ harm to the society and Pakistan’s efforts in drug control. Tauqir Ahmad from the Center introduced Pakistan’s industrial market, and the feasibility and potential for Pakistan-Chinese cooperation. Khalid Taimur Akram analyzed the current situation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, as well as the challenges and development trends.
The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) “Belt and Road” researcher Zheng Gang recounted, from the perspective of a Chinese enterprise, the main risks and challenges, and solutions. The audiences were active to put questions to the speakers.
The Pakistani guests then visited the HNU-operating National Supercomputing Center in Changsha, and Yuelu Academy. They were deeply impressed by HNU’s research achievements and cultural conservation efforts.