ISLAMABAD, MAY 29 (DNA) – Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosted an Iftar Dinner at his residence which was attended by H.E. İhsan Mustafa Yurdakul. M. Naveed Malik Senior Vice President ICCI, M. Shakeel Munir, Sheikh Abdul Waheed and others were also present in the Iftar dinner.
Speaking at the occasion, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry informed the Turkish Ambassador that ICCI would organize a Business Opportunities Conference-BoC and Award Ceremony at Istanbul, Turkey on June 27-28, 2018 which was aimed at further improving bilateral trade between Pakistan and Turkey. He said a delegation of about 400 persons of ICCI would attend the BoC and hold B2B meetings with Turkish counterparts to explore new areas of mutual cooperation between the two countries.
Sheikh Amir Waheed said ICCI would also hold Award Ceremony on June 28, 2018 at Istanbul to recognize the contribution of top performing businesses in exports, trade and other fields.
He said high dignitaries and businessmen have been invited to the Award Ceremony so that they could see the potential of Pakistan’s private sector and explore business matchmakings with them. He stressed that Turkish Embassy should fully cooperate with ICCI in successful holding of these events.
He said Pakistan and Turkey enjoyed historical friendly relations that should be transformed into growth trade and economic relations between the two countries.
He said the best way to strengthen trade relations was to promote direct connectivity between private sectors of both countries. He said the holding of BoC in Turkey was a right in that direction.
Speaking at the occasion, H.E. İhsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Ambassador of Turkey appreciate the initiative of ICCI for organizing BoC and Award Ceremony at Istanbul, Turkey as it would contribute towards improving business linkages between the private sectors of both countries.
He said more such events should be held on reciprocal basis between Pakistan and Turkey in order to develop strong trade and economic relations between the two countries. He assured that Turkish Embassy would facilitate ICCI in holding these events successfully in Turkey.