Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Yao Jing accompanied Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Railways MNA Mian Farrukh Habib on his visit to National Textile University (NTU) Faisalabad. Rector NTU Prof Dr. Tanveer Hussain welcomed the guests and briefed them about the university. A detailed visit to the department of Spinning, Weaving, knitting, NTRC and textile processing was conducted by the guests. Ambassador Yao Jing appreciated the university’s role in research and improvement in the textile industry over the past several years.
Ambassador Yao Jing applauded the time-tested friendship between China and Pakistan. He also said that Pakistan and China have enjoyed exemplary ties which are strengthening day by day. In his remarks to faculty and students, Ambassador Mr. Yao Jing assured that China will collaborate with Pakistan in revamping of the textile sector which would help to maintain its inherent edge in this specific field through technology transfer. China will help Pakistan in high-level technology transfer and it would help the textile industry in Pakistan which carries immense potential.
The envoy assured that China would help meet the technological needs of Pakistan and take appropriate steps for the manufacturing of sophisticated textile machinery within the country.
Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Railways MNA Mian Farrukh Habib stressed the importance of the textile industry and appreciated the role of NTU in modernization and raising the capabilities of industry. He also proposed the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan to develop a PAK-CHINA Textile Center at NTU.
Rector Prof Dr. Tanveer Hussain said that China is the largest exporter of textile and we need to learn from China how they have brought the technology in production and raised their exports. Collaboration with China will help Pakistan to produce their own indigenous brands so that they could earn sizable profit from their quality products. A Souvenir was also presented to the honorable guests form rector. , Dean Faculty of Engineering Dr. Yasir Nawab, Dean Faculty of Humanity and Social Sciences Dr. Zafar Javaid, Registrar Muhammad Salman Saif, and all HODS were also present on the occasion.