Sri Lankan president’s visit to enhance Economic Cooperation and Trade linkages: Abdul Rahim Janoo

Karachi, April 08, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s visit to Pakistan would enhance Economic Cooperation and Trade Linkages between the two countries said by Mr. Abdul Rahim Janoo, the Senior Vice President of FPCCI, on the occasion of welcoming him to Karachi airport on behalf of FPCCI.

The Sri Lankan President invited the Business Community including FPCCI to visit his country in delegations for availing Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka. He said since long Sri Lanka and Pakistan are enjoying pleasant bilateral relationship. These good relations have benefited both countries especially in Social, Economic, Education, Cultural and Technical Sectors.

He added that Sri Lanka have huge market of Sugar, Rice, Cement. Also there are numerous investment opportunities available in construction, electronics, software development, food processing and preservation, dairy products, liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders and storage tanks, mineral mining, handicrafts, gem and jewellery and livestock breeding.

By accepting the invitation with gratitude the Senior Vice President of FPCCI, said that the FPCCI is committed to increase trade volume between two countries especially in the presence of various opportunities available in field of education, culture, science and technology, tourism etc. While discussing with the Sri Lankan trade minister he emphasized for the joint working of National Chambers and also discussed pertaining to the visit of FPCCI delegation to Sri Lanka.

By sharing his views the Vice President FPCCI Mr. Shahnawaz Ishtiaq said that the business community of two countries should keep work on exploring opportunities of investments. On that Occasion the CM Sindh and Senior Education Minister was also present and appreciated the role of business community to increase Pak-Sri Lankan trade linkages.

For more information, contact:
M. A. Lodhi
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +92-21-35874332

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