ISLAMABAD - COMSATS Institute of Information Technology is organizing Pak-China Business Forum & Industrial Exhibition from 15 to 18 April here at Pak-China Friendship Centre.

Major Chinese and Pakistani companies, small and medium enterprises, entrepreneurs, universities and research & development organizations will participate in the event. It is envisaged that the forum would provide an opportunity for commercialization of products and processes of the participating organizations.

The main themes of the forum are Renewable Energy Technologies, New Energy Technologies, Information & Communication Technologies, Water Conservation, Purification & Sanitation, Biomedical Materials and General category.

The main features of the event include an exhibition of products by local and Chinese companies and Chinese companies and firms active in Pakistan, workshops and side meetings with industrialists, academicians and Pakistani business community have been planned for the promotion of business activities between the two countries. Many Chinese companies are expected to participate. A strong driver behind the South-South cooperation is the increasing importance of middle income countries. These developments, coupled with the growing number of organizations are dedicated to research based learning.

The event partners are Pakistan Science Foundation, National Testing Service, HEC, Xuzhou Normal University, CDA, ICCI, RCCI and NADRA.