Pak, China traditional medicine varsity
ISLAMABAD, July 20: Pakistan and China agreed to enhance collaboration in the
field of traditional medicine and will get benefit from each other's expertise
In this regard an agreement was signed in a meeting between
the Vice Health Minister of China Wang Guoqiang and Federal Health Minister
Mohammed Nasir Khan here on Thursday.
Establishment of a University of
Traditional Medicine in Pakistan with Chinese support was also discussed in the
meeting. The both sides agreed to designate focal points in the health
ministries of the both countries to augment co-operation in the health
The Chinese delegation expressed interest in investing in the
pharmaceutical sector in Pakistan and also collaborating in production of
vaccines for prevention of deadly diseases of children.
Later, addressing a
joint press conference with the Chinese Vice Health Minister, the Federal Health
Minister said Pakistan and China share time-tested friendship and there is a
need to translate the excellent collaboration into concrete programmes for the
benefit of the peoples of the both countries. The Health Minister expressed
profound gratitude to the Chinese Government for providing anti-malaria drugs
for the flood affectees.
He said the meeting between the two ministers was a
follow-up to the visit of the President General Pervez Musharraf to China last
year when a MoU on Health Co-operation between the two countries was signed. The nation
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