Lahore, August 24, 2015 (PPI-OT): A 5 member delegation comprising of, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Incekara, President Economic Research Foundation Turkey, Mr. Nahit Ozen, Secretary General Economic Research Foundation Turkey, Mr. Rashid Mansur, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Bilal Sheikh, Social Media Manager, Mr. Bashir Baksh President PTBC visited Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) on Monday, 24 August, 2015. Chaudhary Muhammad Shafique, Minister for Industries, Punjab chaired the meeting.
Economic Research Foundation (ERF) is a Turkish organization similar to Punjab Board of Investment and Trade that works for trade and investment promotion of Turkey globally. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the modalities of the proposed Symposium on Improving Economic Relations between Turkey and Pakistan in Lahore in November or December this year. The aim of this project is to carry out economic and social research to enhance the economic cooperation and to create awareness between Turkey and Pakistan regarding various investment opportunities.
Furthermore, it aims to inform the entrepreneurs about the developments in the business sectors and about investment possibilities in these countries, to introduce the important sectors, to identify the economic problems between the two countries and find solutions, to motivate the entrepreneurs of both sides to invest on export and import and to ensure that government officials and bureaucrats participate in the symposium so that the subjects discussed at the sessions can catch the public attention.
These symposiums will also help the administrators of the public and private sectors to share their opinions and experience, and their future plans with the entrepreneurs, professors and the public. The meeting was followed by a brief Protocol signing ceremony which was signed by Chaudhary Muhammad Shafique, Minister for Industries and Prof. Dr. Ahmet Incekara, President Economic Research Foundation Turkey. Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani (CEO PBIT) and Mr. Haroon Shaukat (Head of Turkey cell PBIT) were also present.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT)
23-Aikman Road, GOR-I, Lahore