Karachi, June 13, 2016 (PPI-OT):Pakistan delegation led by Mr. S.M. Muneer, CE, TDAP met with Mr. Denismuntrov, Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia. Mr. Muneer, CE TDAP introduced the Pakistan delegation to the Minister and briefed him about the positive meetings held in Ufa and Kazan. He also appreciated the good gesture of Russians in LNG pipeline investment and offered the minister to also consider Pakistan Steel project for renovation.
He also told the minister that the delegation is here not only for sales but also to buy and also asked for the ministry’s help to organize Single country exhibition of Pakistani products in Russia for which Minister agreed and asked to send details and timings to look into it. Farooq Afzal, Chairman Pak Russia Business Council requested minister to organize Road Show of MC21 and Sakhoee 100 planes in Pakistan and also suggested trade in respective country’s currencies for which minister agreed.
On invitation of CE TDAP to visit Pakistan Minister instructed his colleagues to arrange a high profile delegation to Pakistan in September/ October 2016 under his leadership. and he agreed to offer Helicopters, commercial planes MC21 and Sakhoee 100 super jet to Pakistan, He further told that these planes are much fuel efficient than Air-bus and Boeing and are economical as well.
He also told that LNG pipeline project by Russia in Pakistan is a great breakthrough in diplomatic and economic relationship and expected to grow more meeting went very cordial and positive. From Pakistan Side Ambassador of Pakistan to Russia H.E. Qazi Khalil Ullah also attended the meeting.
The CE, TDAP in his address highlighted the problems being faced by Pakistani business community including non tariff barriers. He informed that delegation is visiting this region on special instructions of Prime Minister of Pakistan and offered cooperation in developing a strategy for enhancing trade relations. Pakistani products have huge potential in textile, leather, footwear, rice and fruits and vegetables.
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