ISLAMABAD: The Federal minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ashsan Iqbal said that Pakistan and China have entered into a new era of strategic economic cooperation.

The minister said, “While both Pakistan and China enjoy closest political relations we failed to translate this good will into a stong economic cooperation.

The volume of trade between the two countries is meager $12 billion. “iqbal told that “In order to transform Pakistan into a knowledgeable economy we must ensure stability and become a symbol of hard and quality work in the world.”