China Ambassador calls on Petroleum Minister

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 10 (APP):Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing on Monday called on Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Ghulam Sarwar Khan and discussed various aspects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) including future projects related to oil and gas exploration, petroleum transportation and processing.
During meeting, the minister said that Pakistan want Gwadar not only as economic hub but also
an oil city, said a press release.
The minister also said that Balochistan is the top priority in CPEC projects. He took keen interest in the establishment of oil refinery in Pakistan as offered by China to build an oil refinery.
The Chinese Ambassador also offered to establish technical training centers in Pakistan alongwith major oil and gas pipelines across the country.
CPEC should not be constrained in limited areas it should have open avenues in other fields.
China also offered cooperation in pipeline, drilling and establishment of oil and gas infrastructure.