Commerce Minister leading a trade delegation to Sri Lanka from 10th to 11th November, 2015

Karachi, November 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): Commerce Minister of Pakistan is leading a trade delegation to Sri Lanka on 10th and 11th November, 2015. Delegation is comprised of delegates from Cement, Pharmaceutical, Engineering and Agro products. During the visit Commerce Minister will also meet with President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and will attend seminar on investment.

Pakistan Mission at Colombo has arranged Business to Business meetings for the delegates. It is pertinent to mention that TDAP is also organising Single Country Exhibition at Sri Lanka from 15-17 January, 2016, wherein renowned companies from Textile, Agro, Engineering, Marble and Granite, Handicrafts, Garments and Accessories, Jewellery sector will participate in the event.

Major components of Single Country Exhibition will be exhibition display, Business to business meeting, Pakistani cuisine festival and Cultural Performances. The exhibition is organised under the patronage and support of Government of Sri Lanka. It is expected that large number of people will visit the event. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is operational from June 12, 2005. Under the Free Trade Agreement, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have agreed to offer preferential market access to each other’s’ exports by way of granting tariff concessions.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526