China Pledges To Work With Central Asian Countries On Key Projects

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Thursday said that Beijing would push forward with more bilateral infrastructure projects working together with Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan.

The Ministry’s spokesperson, Shu Jueting in a press conference said that China would enhance bilateral ties with the Central Asian countries in a bid to help them address multiple challenges.

“China is ready to work with Central Asian Countries in different areas, including poverty reduction, pandemic prevention, grain security, and development financing,” Shu added.

According to Shu, trade volume between China and the five countries jumped to $50.1 billion.

“We view the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the five countries as a new starting point to implement middle-to-long term partnerships,” Shu added.

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