Pakistani trade delegation in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE: A large delegation of Pakistani entrepreneurs, numbering some 100 people is arriving Monday in Dushanbe on Monday. Pakistani entrepreneurs’ visit to Tajikistan will last till June 3 and the purpose of the visit is to get acquainted with capacity of Tajikistan’s economy and study the possible priorities of cooperation.

The Pakistani delegation members include senior representatives of Pakistani leading commercial and industrial companies operating in sectors like textiles, pharmaceutics, mechanical engineering, information technologies, mining, food and agriculture, construction and tourism.

On May 31, a conference with participation of representatives from Tajik and Pakistani business communities will take place in Dushanbe. Tajik Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov will attend the meeting. The forum participants are expected to consider issues related to launching joint ventures and expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries.

Pakistan shows interest in Tajik aluminum and hydroelectricity projects, while Tajik officials and businesspeople hope that the visit of Pakistan businessmen will give a new impulse to further expansion of trade relations between the two countries.

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