ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Secretary Board of Investment (BOI) Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput hosted a distinguished delegation led by the President of Nantong HiTide Biotechnology Lin Xyue in a productive meeting at his office in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The Nantong HiTide Biotechnology is engaged in Veterinary bio-product manufacturing and supply. There is an emphasis on innovation and R&D other than production, sales, technology consultation, and service of biological solutions for animal disease control. Their commitment to providing safe and high-quality products aligns with their dedication to serving farmers in addressing animal health challenges.
The discussions during the meeting centered around a potential collaboration for the development of a foot and mouth disease vaccine in Pakistan.
The proposed collaboration includes potential avenues such as establishing a lab in Pakistan, joint ventures, and research and development partnerships.
The Nantong HiTide Biotechnology aims to bring its advanced technology and personalized support to Pakistan’s agriculture and livestock sector.
The Board Member of HiTide Biotechnology Chen Shang highlighted the effectiveness and affordability of their vaccines, aiming to enhance animal health for farmers in Pakistan.
The company plans to establish a new facility in Pakistan, focusing on the development and production of high-quality vaccines for cattle, pets, poultry, and other animals.
The company will establish its lab in Pakistan and transfer technology.
Nantong Hi Tide Biotechnology established in 2017 by Dr. Lin Xuye, the company stands as a leading private high-tech enterprise, specializing in animal vaccines and adjuvants.
Notably, some of the company’s products have outperformed industry giants like Pfizer and Boehringer Ingelheim.
The company’s interest extends to both private and public sectors in Pakistan, aiming to contribute to the country’s livestock industry.
With a commitment to sustainable and healthy development, Nantong HiTide Biotechnology has actively engaged in animal disease surveillance, diagnosis, testing, prevention, and training services.
The Secretary BOI Muhammad Sohail Rajput expressed strong support for the collaboration, citing the importance of adapting to global circumstances in protecting animal health.
Sohail Rajput acknowledged the challenges faced by Pakistan’s farmers, particularly during last year’s floods and diseases affecting a significant number of cattle.
In concluding the meeting, the Secretary BOI assured full support for the establishment and transfer of Nantong HiTide Biotechnology’s advanced biotechnology to Pakistan.
The delegation extended an invitation to the Secretary BOI Dr. Sohail Rajput to visit their country and company in China for fostering a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership.