Since all potential tea growing areas lie on either side of the CPEC route, providing easy access to the markets, China is fully engaged with Pakistan through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Pakistan can easily benefit from Beijing’s expertise and resources.
Moreover, China has already developed NTRI in Shinkiari and would like to have the opportunity to use it for B2B agricultural enterprise.
The specialist, who commanded the Chinese squad from 1986 to 1989, has expressed interest in returning to Pakistan.
Participants from Pakistan and China emphasized the importance of cooperation in tea commercialization in Pakistan during a Zoom seminar hosted by the China-Pakistan Agricultural and Industrial Cooperation Information Platform on June 23, 2021.