China supports Gwadar residents in healthcare, education

KARACHI:  China has donated an ambulance, school uniforms and would bear school fee of children in an effort to ensure better healthcare and education to the residents of Gwadar.

The donations included an ambulance, 300 school uniforms, and 12 years of free education, from primary school to high school for 200 local students, reports China Daily on Tuesday.

In this connection a donation ceremony was held at Gwadar port during first week of this month, where Chen Xinfa, the party Chief of Karamay city of Xinjiang Autonomous Region presented an ambulance key to Babu Gulab, the chairman of the Gwadar District Council to ensure fostering friendship and support between the two cities.

Gulab expressed his gratitude to Karamay’s party chief for the contribution to Gwadar’s economic development and social welfare.

Chen also invited Pakistani officials to attend the “Belt and Road” Karamay Forum to be held in August.

The Xinjiang had sent a delegation headed by Zhang Chunxian, Party chief of the autonomous region, to Pakistan from April 3 to 6 to study local economic and social development and seek cooperation opportunities. APP