Pakistan, China renew commitment to promote bilateral ties

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong called on Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Islamabad.

They reviewed the achievements of Pak-China relations during the past year and agreed to maintain the momentum in the current year.

Later in a tweet, the Foreign Minister said they agreed to maintain the pace of bilateral ties through the high-quality development of China Pakistan Economic Corridor and stronger people-to-people contacts.

He said they also agreed to accelerate the post-flood reconstruction in Pakistan to build back better.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt targets 1mln manpower export in 2023: Sajid Turi

Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi says the government has set a target to export one million skilled manpower to different countries in the current year.

Addressing a ceremony in Peshawar, he said various countries, including South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Hungary, Greece, and Malta have shown keen interest in importing manpower from Pakistan.

He said MoUs are being signed with many of these countries in this regard.

The Minister said he will visit the Middle East, Qatar and Saudi Arabia this year to explore more employment opportunities for Pakistani youth.

Source: Radio Pakistan