UK:BIRMINGHAM: (Business Reporter)The third Pak-UK Trade and Investment Conference, organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) will begin in the UK of Birmingham on December 10.
The major aim of this conference was to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), presenting soft image of Pakistan and to increase interaction with business community in UK.
RCCI President Saboor Malik while providing details said that that the arrangements of the conference have been finalized. Representatives from over 60 companies from UK and Pakistan are expected to attend the conference. The main sectors are Pharmaceutical, Tourism, Services, Hospitality, Poultry and construction, he added.
There is a huge potential of trade and investment between Pakistan and UK. This event will help business community of both sides to maintain the momentum for enhanced commercial relations between the two countries, including working towards meeting the target of $4 billion bilateral trade volume.
He said tourism sector can be an important destination for joint ventures and improving trade ties and people to people contacts.
He said relations between Pakistan and United Kingdom are historical and there is a need to enhance this cooperation at the Chamber of Commerce level, he suggested.