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Australian first Secretary and Political and Trade officer visits Punjab Board of Investment and Trade

Lahore, October 17, 2014 (PPI-OT): Mr. Michael Gregory First Secretary (Political) and Ms. Nicola Guihot (Political and Trade) from the Australian High Commission visited Punjab Board of Investment and Trade on Friday October 17, 2014. The aim of the visit was to explore opportunities in economic and trade development, build linkages between the agriculture, livestock and dairy sectors of Australia and Pakistan to enhance economic and trade ties.

Chief Executive Officer, Punjab Board of Investment and Trade welcomed the delegation. A presentation was given on PBIT’s structure, its working, services, and possible areas of collaboration between Australia and Pakistan.

Mr. Suhail Saleem, Director Agriculture and Dairy, Punjab Board of Investment and Trade said that Pakistan has great potential to grow its agriculture sector; with a population of over 180 million has large under-developed agri resources.

Ms. Nicola Guihot suggested the possibility of collaboration between Australian and Pakistani universities on student exchange and training programs. Organizing Australian trade road shows also came under discussion during the meeting. Meeting ended with the presentation of Souvenir to Ms. Nicola Guihot.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade
23-Aikman Road, GOR-I, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99205201-06
Fax: +92-42-99205171
Email: info@pbit.gop.pk
Website: www.pbit.gop.pk

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