"Cooperation in place for CPEC's environment safety," dailytimes.com.pk
Five-year air pollution prevention, 15-year water pollution prevention plans formulated on WHO recommendations
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BEIJING: China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection has established a close cooperation mechanism with its counterparts in Pakistan so as to ensure that international standards with regard to the environment safety are duly complied with in implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.
Director Li Xue from the Department of Air Environment Management General Office and Ma Muye from the Department of International Cooperation of the China's Environmental Protection Ministry’s Division of Asia Affairs said while talking to a group of South Asian journalists currently attending a programme organised by the China Public Diplomacy Association close that bilateral cooperation with Pakistan was in process with regard to the pollution control and prevention of the environmental degradation in the work related to 'one belt one road initiative.'
It was said to be in the larger interest of the peoples of the two countries as well as for the viability of the schemes that extreme care was taken for the protection of environment, in the areas concerned, with equal care towards safeguarding all relevant aspects including soil, air and water resources. ...