BEIJING: Pakistan, China will jointly build a cancer medical laboratory through cooperative partnership.
In this connection, an agreement’s signing ceremony of Pakistan-China biotechnology strategic cooperation was held here, Gwadar Pro reported on Tuesday. Under the flagship project of this cooperation, Pakistani and Chinese companies will jointly build a cancer medical laboratory. The agreement was jointly initiated and signed by Life Rehealth Technology Pakistan and Beijing Anlong Gene Medicine Technology.
Under the proposed framework, Pakistani and Chinese companies will jointly carry out exploration and research on cancer medical treatment, and Chinese companies will also share their existing medical technologies with Pakistan.
Dr Ahmed Waqas, the CEO of Life Rehealth, has been active in CPEC medical cooperation for a long-term. He said in an exclusive interview that, the incidence of cancer in Pakistan is very high, especially lung cancer, liver cancer and so on. However, due to the current medical level and sanitary conditions, patients cannot receive good treatments. Therefore, cooperation between Pakistan and China in this sector is very necessary and will bring great benefits to Pakistan.
Regarding the reasons why Pakistan chose Chinese company as cooperative partner, Waqas said, the cooperation in medical field is of great importance and requires profound friendship and trust between the two sides.