According to a new report, Pakistan and China have decided to strengthen cooperation in fields including oil and gas and power sectors under CPEC Long Term Plan.
Both countries will focus on promoting the construction of projects of thermal power, hydropower, coal gasification and renewable power generation, and supporting power transmission networks under the plan. In addition, they have agreed to collaborate in research on the integrated vision.
Besides, the proposal is under consideration to set up oil refineries and storages along the CPEC route as well.
China and Pakistan have agreed to make use of Pakistan’s own coal for power plant and developing technologies for surface coal gasification, expansion and increase of coal mining sector as well.