China, Pakistan collaborate to fight pandemic through gene&cell research



ISLAMABAD, Dec. 5 : The Cloud signing ceremony of the Sino-Pakistan International Gene&Cell Technology Research & Transformation Center Project was held here, Gwadar Pro reported on Saturday.

The initiative by the Biotech & Biomedicine (Shenyang) Group and Dynamic Engineering and Automation Group Pakistan has added new impetus to deepening the cooperation between both countries in gene and cell health.

According to the report, it is a comprehensive project of Gene&Cell Technology Research& Transformation Center between the two countries.

Badar uz Zaman, Commercial Counsellor of the Pakistani Embassy in China, said at the occasion that through the epidemic, we realize that there is much room for improvement in medical technology in Pakistan.

“China has made important contributions to the world’s fight against the pandemic, we both sides are optimistic about the prospects for cooperation in the field of health care,” he said.

Li Junyuan, Deputy Director of Belt and Road Initiative Construction Promotion Center of National Development and Reform Commission, stressed that this collaboration is an important step for China to actively support Pakistan in responding to the epidemic and improving public health care.

It is also helpful to make new contributions to building a closer, more beneficial and higher-quality China-Pakistan community with a shared future.

Participants emphasized that the project can provide technical support for the research and development of various pathogen detection kits and rapid testing equipment, and effectively enhance the ability of epidemic prevention and control in Pakistan, which is of great significance.