Economic Daily-China Economic Network, Beijing, October 18 (Apprentice reporter Shi Yu) Recently, at the invitation of Economic Daily-China Economic Network, a five-member Pakistani Gwadar Fishery delegation went to Fujian for a six-day exchange study.
A group of five people, including ABDUL BASIT ALBALOSHI, General Manager of Pakistan R & R Fishery Company, NAGMAN, General Manager of Gwadar Fishery, Pakistan, and SHAH AKMAL, Director of the Venus Seafood Market and Sales Department of Pakistan, visited and inspected Fuzhou, Quanzhou and other places from October 10th to 15th Fujian Weiwei Industry, Honglong Fisheries, Hongdong Fisheries, Mingcheng Fisheries, Mingxiang Group and other leading aquaculture, ocean fishing, aquatic processing enterprises in Fujian Province.
In Fuding, the chairman of Fujian Minwei Industrial Co., Ltd. Fang Xiu met with the delegation and arranged a two-day visit and exchange event for the guests.
At the Perch Culture Museum, guests were impressed to see the display of various fishing tools used by Chinese fishermen. These tools, which were eliminated by Chinese fishermen decades ago, are still used by Gwadar port fishermen. This shows that Chinese fishery technology has been at least decades ahead of Pakistan.
The Pakistan Fisheries Expedition visited ancient Chinese fishing tools at the Perch Culture Museum. Reporter Wang Zhongqiang / Photo
The general manager of Gwadar Fishing Factory told reporters that the fisheries in Gwadar Port basically represent the first-line fishery level in Pakistan, but their fishermen still use ancient Chinese fishing gear, and their deep-processing technology of aquatic products only stays at " The simple process of "fishing-washing-cutting-packing" has resulted in a large number of tuna and other fish that cannot be further processed in depth, with low added value and low competitiveness. They hope to take this opportunity to learn from China's advanced freezing, fresh-keeping and deep processing technology, so that local fishermen can master more advanced production technologies, change the original production methods of local fishermen, and make a qualitative leap in fisheries in Pakistan.
At the symposium, Wang Qing, deputy general manager of Minwei Industry, introduced that the company's sea bass industry has developed from a single breeding model to a diversified industry, and the output value of the upstream and downstream industrial chains is inestimable. China and Pakistan have forged friendships higher than the mountains, deeper than the sea, harder than steel, and sweeter than honey. Minwei is not only willing to provide support to Pakistan in terms of technology and equipment, but also hopes that the cooperation between the two sides can go further and strive for more mutually beneficial results in fishery cooperation.
At the forum, the Pakistani delegation exchanged views with Chairman Fang Xiu. Reporter Wang Zhongqiang / Photo
Wang Lixia, deputy general manager of Minwei Industrial, accompanied the Bafang fishery inspection delegation to the company's seedling and breeding base, and visited the national flower seabass aquatic breeding farm, the Fujian flower seabass breeding key laboratory, and a new all-plastic deep-water large-net cage fishery. Pai, and answered in detail their difficult problems in seedling breeding technology.
The Pakistan fishery inspection team visited a new all-plastic deep-water large-net aquaculture fishing raft in Fuding. Reporter Wang Zhongqiang / Photo
During the period in Fujian, relevant persons in charge of the Fujian Provincial Ocean Fishery Development Promotion Association accompanied the delegation to inspect leading enterprises in ocean fishing and aquatic products processing, and held a fishery cooperation and exchange forum. During the Shishi inspection, leaders of the Shishi Municipal Party Committee Zhu Qiping, Deputy Mayor Li Bin, and former Deputy Mayor Hong Weilu attended the relevant activities.
The Pakistan fishery inspection delegation held a seminar with the China Ocean Fishery Association and took a group photo. Reporter Wang Zhongqiang / Photo
The delegation went deep into the production workshops, ports, docks, and freezers of the enterprise, and learned more about the production scale, operation mode, deep processing of aquatic products, cold chain logistics, and sales and trade. After visiting the latest large-scale fishing vessels with freezing facilities, members of the delegation praised China's fishery fishing level, and consulted Chinese companies on the details of the cost, size and sailing time of large-scale fishing vessels. . In terms of refrigeration, the delegation visited advanced equipment such as high-power ammonia generators, ice-making workshops, and new cold storage, and compared their data with the local situation in Gwadar. The Pakistani side stated that through this field visit to Fujian ’s seafood fishing, cold chain logistics, and deep processing industrial chains, it is full of expectations for the prospects of fisheries cooperation between the two sides, and hopes to further strengthen communication and exchanges and accelerate the project cooperation. Docking negotiations and achieving substantive results as soon as possible. Fujian enterprises also expressed the hope that the two parties can use this inspection and negotiation as a new starting point to further deepen their understanding and strive to carry out joint ventures and cooperation in a wider range and wider fields to achieve win-win development.
The Pakistan fishery inspection team visited a fishery processing factory in Shishi. Reporter Wang Zhongqiang / Photo
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a major pilot project of the “Belt and Road” initiative. The Port of Guarda and the Free Zone are the leading projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Chinese construction unit actively develops various public welfare undertakings during the project construction process to benefit the local community. people. Economic Daily-China Economic Network not only promotes media cooperation and exchanges between China and Pakistan, but also actively plays a role of media bridge to promote economic cooperation between China and Pakistan. The visit of Gwadar Fishery Enterprises is another promotion of economic cooperation between the two countries after the Economic Daily News-China Economic Network and Pakistani Fruit Import and Export Enterprise and the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing organized the Pakistan Mango Festival in Beijing last month. activity. During the delegation's stay in China, Cui Jun, the editor-in-chief of China Economic Net, had a discussion with the delegation members, and Li Li, the deputy general manager, accompanied the delegation throughout the inspection activities.
Agriculture and fisheries are Pakistan ’s priority industries for development at this stage. They are also the focus of cooperation in the fields of industry and people ’s livelihood in the next stage of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Pakistani government is about to launch a series of policies to support agricultural and fishery development.
This event was strongly supported by the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi, China Fisheries Association, China Ocean Fisheries Association, China Port Control (operating enterprise in Gwadar Port and Free Zone), and Sequoia Thai Investment Management Company. VSH, the most influential Baluchistan television station in Pakistan, helped organize the event.