President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry calls on Pakistani Ambassador to Qatar and urges Qatari businessmen to explore business opportunities in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Zubair Ahmed Malik, President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) attended the recently concluded 29th General Assembly and 16th Board of Directors Meetings of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) held in Doha, State of Qatar.

Mr. Zubair Malik informed that on the said occasion, he also paid a courtesy call on H. E. Syed Hasan Raza, Ambassador of Pakistan to Qatar and discussed matters relating to enhancing bilateral relations, holding single country exhibition and cooperation in the field of trade and commerce between Pakistan and State of Qatar as well as activating the Joint Business Council between the two Chambers through undertaking new initiatives to promote economic cooperation and boost ties for mutual benefits.

The President of FPCCI briefed the Ambassador about the promising market potential of Pakistani consumer goods in Qatar. He particularly spoke about the textile products of Pakistan which are very popular in the international market.

The President also underlined the need to establish business to business relations between Pakistan and Qatar and close cooperation between FPCCI and the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He also conveyed through the Ambassador, an invitation to the Qatari businessmen to visit Pakistan for exploring investment opportunities in the energy, agriculture, engineering and manufacturing sectors.

The Embassy of Pakistan in Qatar arranged the luncheon meeting of the President FPCCI with the Qatari /Pakistani Business Forum in Doha where prominent businessmen settled in Qatar attended the event. The President of FPCCI invited the Pakistani entrepreneurs to invest in different business sectors in Pakistan and they assured their full cooperation.

Syed Hassan Raza assured his full co-operation to the Pakistani companies to facilitate their interaction in Qatar, extended support in organizing single country exhibition in Doha and activation of Joint Business Council as well as assured that the Embassy would facilitate the business groups to reach out to the Qatari companies and entrepreneurs.

For more information, contact:
Syed Masood Alam Rizvi
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Shahra-e-Firdousi,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: 0092-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +9221 3587 4332
Email: info@fpcci.com.pk
URL: www.fpcci.com.pk

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