ISLAMABAD -  Industrial cooperation between Pakistan and China is the fourth pillar of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) and energy infrastructure projects will result in economic prosperity and job creation in Pakistan.

Minister for Commerce Engr Khurram Dastgir Khan made these remarks in a meeting with China Zhongde International Investment Group delegation, which was led by Executive Chairman Zhao Guobin and Executive Secretary General Li Xin Sheng.

Zhao Guobin said that six companies from China are interested in coming to Pakistan and investing in different sectors especially refinery, steel and energy projects. These companies are particularly interested in making investment in solar energy projects, he added.

The minister assured the delegation that the government will fully facilitate the Chinese investors. "Pakistan is an unexplored market and offers lucrative investment opportunities in different sectors", added the minister.

Minister for Commerce informed the delegation that Commerce Ministry will facilitate the Chinese investors in exploring opportunities in different sectors like energy, textile, sports goods and agricultural processing etc. "The best foundation for China-Pakistan relationship is economic partnership", added the minister.