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Afghan trade delegation visits Karachi

Islamabad, July 26, 2012 (PPI-OT): This platform has kept its promise and provided Afghani businessmen an opportunity to visit Pakistani business community and interact with them for transforming bi-lateral economic deals, stated by Head of Afghan delegation and Vice President, PAJCCI-Afghanistan Chapter, Mr. M. Yonass Mohmand. First Trade Delegation from Afghanistan visited Karachi.

Mr. Atiqullah Mominzada, Vice President, PAJCCI-Afghanistan Chapter, appreciated the way KCCI has conducted this exhibition by bringing together business community from across the region.

He further established that next year, Afghani exhibitors will be in majority at this esteemed exhibition and also announced that the same platform will be provided to Pakistani businessmen in Afghanistan. PAJCCI- Afghan Chapter has also invited business delegation from Pakistan on the same level in October 2012 that shows commitment to enhance bi-lateral ties across the border.

President PAJCCI, Mr. M. Zubair Motiwala welcomed the delegation at the Membership Kiosk of PAJCCI at “My Karachi” event and led the networking activity of the delegation at the Expo Centre. The delegation visited other stalls at the exhibition and was enthralled with the response shown by business community of Pakistan at the Membership kiosk of PAJCCI.

Mr. M. Zubair Motiwala, President PAJCCI and also Chairman Sindh Board of Investment (SBOI) organized a Presentation meeting highlighting investment and business opportunities available to the business communities across the border.

He reinforced that transactional business must be replaced with partnerships between the two countries for the greater good and long-term relationship. He offered Head of Afghan Delegate to deliberate upon existing opportunities available in Sindh and take a step forward to capitalize upon it.

The Afghan delegates were also welcomed by Chief Minister Sindh, Honourable Mr. Qaim Ali Shah at CM House where he encouraged the step of forming this unique Chamber, focussed upon business needs and opportunities existing between the two neighbouring nations. Later the delegation and board members of PAJCCI met Mr. Munir Qureshi, Secretary Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan and shared the concerns of business communities across the border.

Mr. Zubair Motiwala briefed Mr. Munir Qureshi regarding prevalent problems hampering the business activities between Afghanistan and Pakistan and apprised him about PAJCCI’s future plans to eradicate those bottlenecks especially the initiative of Executive body of PAJCCI to review APTTA 2010 was very well-received by the participants.

For more information, Contact:
Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber Of Commerce and Industry
Tel No: 021-99218024-7,
Fax: 021-99218028,
Email: info@pajcci.com

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