Rawalpindi: (Business Reporter) Kyrgyzstan is an important destination for Pakistani traders and they must explore new avenues of cooperation in different fields including fruits, vegetables, pharma, sports goods and services sector.
Situated on the Pamirs and the Tian Shen range; the Kyrgyz Republic is the 4th largest country amongst the Central Asian States offers great opportunities for businessmen and Pakistan can double its exports as last year it has signed a protocol during 3rd session of Pak-Kyrgyz Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC). This was stated by Faisal Niaz Tirmizi Ambassador Designate to Kyrgyzstan during his visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) here on Monday.
He appreciated RCCI efforts in promoting trade activities and promoting positive image of Pakistan through exhibitions. He assured his full cooperation and assistance for sharing relevant trade information for the promotion of trade ties between the chambers of both countries. He urged chambers to work hard and must took extra mile for enhancing exports.
RCCI president Malik Shahid on this occasion said that regional trade ties with Central Asian Republics (CAR) including Kyrgyzstan are imperative to boost exports. “Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Central Asian states can become a new economic zone which if connected with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can take Pakistan economy to new heights,” said the RCCI President. He said CPEC is an unique opportunity for traders and investors of not only Pakistan and China but also for the entire regional countries especially for Central Asian states. He also exchanged views on promoting bilateral cooperation in sectors including Pharmaceutical, marble, Rice, sports goods, textile and information technology.
Senior Vice President Muhammad Badar Haroon, Vice President Fayayz Qureshi, members of the executive committee and members were also present on the occasion.