BEIJING (APP) - Pakistan and China will jointly set up information and electronic complex covering civilian, information technology and defence electronic domains in Pakistan. To be called National Electronic Complex of Pakistan (NECOP), it will be set up in cooperation with China's CETC International. The establishment of NECOP with the cooperation of China's CETC International will help Pakistan achieving indigenous R&D and production capabilities after providing sophisticated training and technical assistance packages by fully utilizing local resources. The NECOP will help enormously to enhance the overall research and development capabilities of Pakistan. At the same time the complex will serve as the production and technical assistance centre of CETC in the South Asian Region which will greatly help the Chinese entrepreneur overseas marketing development efforts. A Frame Work Agreement for setting up NECOP was signed by Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan and President of CETC International Yan Lijin during President Asif Ali Zardari's 4-day Oct 14-17 state visit to China. President Zardari before start of his state visit to China presided over a high-level meeting in which he laid greater emphasis on the progress of this project and proposed to change the priorities of the project from defense-oriented to military-civilian project. The successful singing of this agreement during President Zardari's hallmark visit to China demonstrated good wishes for bilateral cooperation, strengthening the traditional friendship and also presenting a Science-Technology oriented image for the newly elected democratic government of Pakistan. CECT is the largest state-owned enterprise, specialized in the field of defense electronics, information technology, public security, space, transportation, energy and education. It has the distinction in the areas of total solution provider that is capable of offering various kinds of electronic products and systematic after-sales support service for the customers worldwide. CETC, as a renowned defense electronics manufacture in the world has established a deep and broad collaboration with Pakistan in the mentioned fields. From stand alone equipment to complete solutions, from civilian projects to strategic cooperation, CETC is proud of making contribution towards the modernization and digitalisation of Pakistan's industries.