Pak-China bilateral meeting held on strategic export controls

ISLAMABAD, Mar 20 (APP):Pak-China bilateral meeting of Strategic Export Controls experts discussed the latest developments in respective strategic export control system, inter-agency coordination mechanism, licensing processes of dual use items, and capacity building of enforcement agencies.
According to a foreign press statement issued here on Wednesday, the Strategic Export Controls experts from the two sides shared their views and best practices.
A delegation of the Bureau of Industry, Security, Import and Export Control (BISIEC) of the Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China visited Strategic Export Control Division (SECDIV), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan on March 18.
The Chinese delegation was led by Mr. Jiang Qianliang, Deputy Director (BISIEC), People’s Republic of China, Dr. Zafar Ali, Director General SECDIV led the Pakistan side.
The Chinese delegation acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts and appreciated the progress on harmonization of its strategic export control policies and practices with international standards.
Such interactions are part of Pakistan’s consistent effort to engage with the international community to mutually benefit from the best practices.
Pakistan’s non-proliferation measures and the steps taken to further strengthen its export controls are well recognized by the international community. The two sides agreed to continue this process in the future.