汉口品茶：A gratifying change has taken place in our lives (Seeing the truth in adversity and fighting the epidemic together)
“A gratifying change has taken place in our lives” (Seeing the truth in adversity and fighting the epidemic together)
October 9th,Pakistan’s first urban rail transit project, Lahore Rail Transit Orange Line Project, was successfully completed and delivered.Coming into commercial operation soon.The picture shows the trial operation of the local people’s experience project.
Photo courtesy of China Railway International Limited
The Sahiwal Coal-fired Power Station in Punjab Province, eastern Pakistan is the first major energy project completed and put into operation under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.Fill the electricity gap of more than 1/4 in Pakistan,Effectively alleviate the local energy shortage.
Photo courtesy of China Huaneng Group Co., Ltd.
since this year,All parties involved in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project are focusing on epidemic prevention,Focus on production with one hand,The projects under construction are progressing steadily,The completed project is functioning well,Inject momentum into the local fight against the epidemic, develop the economy, and protect people’s livelihood.Pakistani President Arif Alvi recently attended the “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor after the Epidemic” seminar and said: “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a mutually beneficial and win-win project.Meet the development needs of Pakistan,Significant progress has been made in the fields of energy, transportation infrastructure, industrial cooperation, and society and people’s livelihood,Bring tangible benefits to the Pakistani people.”
”Create a lot of local employment opportunities,Will effectively improve Pakistan’s economy and people’s livelihood”
Located on the Karakoram Mountains on the border between China and Pakistan,The terrain is steep,Disasters such as falling rocks and mudslides occur frequently.In the 1960s and 1970s,The workers of China and Pakistan have overcome difficulties,The Karakoram Highway, the only land passage between China and Pakistan, was built through cooperation.This highway, known as the “China-Pakistan Friendship Road”,Greatly facilitate the travel of local people.now,Driven by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project,The “China-Pakistan Friendship Road” extends southward,Merged into Pakistan’s north-south traffic artery.July,The Karakoram Highway Phase II (Hvelian to Takot Section) project undertaken by China Communications Construction Co., Ltd. overcomes the impact of the epidemic,Officially opened to traffic across the board.On the brand new highway,Passenger cars, trucks and engineering vehicles shuttle back and forth,A thriving scene.
According to reports,The second phase of the Karakoram Highway (Hvellyan to Takot section) is located between Hvellyan and Takot in the Khyber-Pashtun province of northern Brazil.The total length is 118 kilometers.Construction of the highway officially started in September 2016.After the new section is opened to traffic,It turned out to take 5 and a half hours to drive,It is less than two hours now.”Compared to the previous bumps and congestion,The journey now is smooth and comfortable.”The Pakistani driver Islam said.Delivery time is shortened,The truck’s fuel and maintenance costs have been drastically reduced,Work efficiency and income have increased accordingly.
According to the needs of production and operation,Develop a plan for resuming work and production,Implement closed and grid management,Compile a multilingual epidemic prevention manual,Conduct daily temperature monitoring of personnel and kill in key places,We also invited China to Pakistan to give a special lecture on epidemic prevention for project personnel.Affected by the epidemic,Many Pakistani employees have not returned to their hometown for more than half a year.Everyone expressed their understanding and support,”Compared with the Chinese brothers who came to support road construction,This is nothing.”
Since the implementation of the project,Provide nearly 10,000 direct jobs for the local area.Through rigorous training, practice and labor skill competitions,The project has trained a group of professional and technical personnel and professional construction teams for measurement and testing.The employee Zahir won the first place in the Pakistani tester skills competition organized by the project.In his acceptance speech, he said: “I can now independently complete most of the routine tests such as compaction, steel bar test, and screening.I learned relevant theories and experiences from Chinese masters,I like this job very much.”
Along the highway,There are more hotels and shops.Mahmoud Khan, Chief Minister of Khyber Pashtun Province said,Facing the severe epidemic situation,Chinese builders still stick to their posts,Work with Pakistan to fight the epidemic together,Touching.”The project has created a lot of local employment opportunities,Will effectively improve Pakistan’s economy and people’s livelihood.”
”Active and scientific epidemic prevention measures ensure the smooth construction of the project”
Late at night on September 23,Located in the central city of Lahore in Pakistan, the Matiyari to Lahore ±660 kV DC transmission project (referred to as the “Mura DC Transmission Project”) converter station camp is brightly lit.More than 50 Chinese and Pakistani builders are still busy in their respective posts.Around 2 o’clock in the middle of the night,With the live sound of “Zizi”,The first live test of the AC field was a complete success,There was warm applause and cheers from the main control room.”This marks the official connection of the Murrah DC transmission project to the Pakistan power grid.The project officially entered the live commissioning stage.”Said Wang Bo, deputy chief executive officer of China State Grid China Electric Equipment Murat Transmission Company.
Lahore is an important industrial city in Pakistan.For a long time,Power shortages have been restricting local development.The Murrah DC transmission project under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is Pakistan’s first DC transmission project.Undertaking the important task of Pakistan’s “sending electricity from south to north”,The project has a transmission capacity of 4000 MW.During the epidemic prevention and control period,All employees of the project organization learn epidemic prevention knowledge,Established a complete set of epidemic prevention measures,And specialize in writing prevention and control manuals in English and Urdu,It is convenient for local employees to learn and master.Multilingual signage can be seen everywhere in the camp,Always remind the personnel on site to protect themselves.The project also established links with hospitals in Lahore,Specially equipped infectious disease doctors for the construction site,And organize employees to conduct nucleic acid testing.Khalid Hussein, the Palestinian safety officer of Murrah Transmission Company, said: “Active and scientific epidemic prevention measures ensure the smooth construction of the project.It also makes every employee feel at ease.”
To ensure the progress of the project,Since June this year,China sent two groups of personnel to support,More than 200 engineering and technical personnel and the State Grid Corporation of China medical team participated in on-site project construction, system debugging, operation and maintenance guidance and epidemic prevention work.The project is currently progressing well,The main work such as civil construction and electrical installation of the converter stations at both ends has been completed.It is about to enter the DC live line and system debugging stage; the 886-kilometer line project is about to be completed.The whole project will complete the system debugging work in December,Put into trial operation on schedule.
”Helps revitalize regional business exchanges and interconnectivity,Benefit the local people”
”first half of this year,The Port of Gwadar has created many firsts: the first systematically carried out cargo transit business in Afghanistan; the first launch of liquefied petroleum gas business; the first commercial operation.” Talking about the progress of Gwadar Port,Zhang Baozhong, chairman of China Overseas Port Holdings Co., Ltd. (China Port Holdings), is as precious as a few.In terms of infrastructure,The Gwadar New International Airport and Dongwan Expressway project are progressing steadily; in terms of social and people’s livelihood,The expansion project of Faquer Middle School was successfully completed,The Gwadar Hospital project and the Vocational Technical Training School project are also under active construction.The old small fishing village,It is developing into a deep-water port in Pakistan.
At the end of May,One is loaded with 1.A medium-sized cargo ship with 60,000 tons of chemical fertilizer applied for calling at the port.This shipment is planned to transit through Gwadar Port,Shipped to Afghanistan by land.The scale of the goods is large,A lot of manpower required for loading and unloading,The epidemic prevention work is very difficult.Wang Wanchao, assistant general manager of Gwadar International Terminal Co., Ltd. introduced,After receiving the application,Gwadar Port immediately organized hundreds of local stevedores to the port area for isolation two weeks in advance.And conduct epidemic prevention knowledge training.After the freighter arrives at the port,The staff on the dock are fully armed,Unload one batch of cargo and kill one batch.”This is the first time that Gwadar Port has been approved to transport Afghan transit goods in bulk.”
Nasser Kashani, chairman of Gwadar Port Authority, fully affirmed the importance of this work for the development of its international cargo transit business.The Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Atif Masal said: “This will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan.Help to revive regional business exchanges and interconnectivity,Benefit the local people.”
During the anti-epidemic period,Chinese companies in Pakistan actively fulfill their social responsibilities.China Hong Kong Controls and Chinese companies in Gwadar donated a batch of anti-epidemic materials to Gwadar Hospital,Effectively alleviated the local pressure on epidemic prevention.China Port Holdings also implemented the “Green Employment” plan,A green park with an area of 200,000 square meters and a breeding farm with more than 1,000 sheep have been built.Provide employment opportunities for local low-income families.Loading and unloading worker Zuhaib Ahmed said: “Chinese companies have adopted systematic epidemic prevention measures,To ensure that the Gwadar Port does not stop,Provides us with valuable job opportunities,Our days are getting better and better.”
”The construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has overcome the challenge of the epidemic.Made many achievements,Set up a model of mutually beneficial cooperation.A gratifying change has taken place in our lives.”Zemir Awan, deputy director of the China Studies Center of Pakistan National University of Science and Technology, said,The high-quality joint construction of the “Belt and Road” is conducive to promoting the common development of all countries and sharing the dividends.The construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will continue to drive Pakistan’s economic development.
”People’s Daily” (October 20, 2020 03 edition)