China’s Zibo to help Hyderabad in solar energy projects

HYDERABAD: Collaborative and bilateral ties would be initiated between Zibo city of China and Hyderabad City of Sindh. The Zibo city would help by sharing expertise for setting up of solar energy projects in Hyderabad.

Dr. Wang Jianzhong vice Director Zibo Municipal Foreign Affairs Office Zibo, Shandong, China said speaking at Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries (HCCI) in a reception hosted in his honour on Sunday afternoon.

The event was also attended by Sindh University Vice Chancellor as well as a large number of industrialists and members of HCCI, Sindh university academicians, and scholars from Hyderabad City.

Dr. Wang said that it is his first visit to Pakistan as well as Hyderabad and Jamshoro City and was very much inspired from the hospitality and warm welcome extended to him.

Dr. Wang also briefed the audience about the Zibo City and said that Zibo city is most important industrial city of China having large number of industries and has good business relations with Pakistan. He pointed out that import and export value with Pakistan reached 63 Million US Dollars from only Zibo City by mainly importing cotton and exporting medicines and equipment and other goods.

Highlighting the purpose of his visit Dr. Wang said that it was aimed to promote higher education in the Universities as well as to strengthen the research and students and scholars exchange programs and also to form Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Kotri and Mirpurkhas as sister cities of Zibo city of China.

Dr. Wang said that with forming of sister cities not only business will be promoted but the educational, cultural and energy saving projects can also be launched which could be beneficial for the community of the sister cities.

Dr. Wang said that the Zibo City and Hyderabad city can start mutual business cooperation. He said that here is sufficient sunshine and added that this city can develop solar projects easily as Zibo city has made available solar energy units for every home there. He pointed out that in Zibo city we have launched two projects which include water treatment plant for the treatment of waste water and after necessary treatment we use some water for the power plant and some of it is drained back to in to rivers. He said that Zibo city has specially paid attention on producing electricity and development of the industries.

Dr. Wang while expressing hope for initiating of mutual business between Zibo and Hyderabad city especially HCCI said he will play active role for it.

Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Dr. Nazir A. Mughal said that visit of Dr. Wang is historic one; people of Republic of China are keen to enhance ties between our cities beyond Government to Government and want to build close liaison between civic bodies.

Acting President of HCCI Turab also spoke.

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