RCCI organizes “Virtual International Trade Forum: UK Chapter”


RAWALPINDI, FEB 10 (DNA) – RCCI organized virtual international Trade Forum UK Chapter via zoom meeting. The Online Program discussed the Trade & Investment opportunities in Pakistan and brief discussed about export opportunities after Brexit.

Chief Guest Joint Secretary Ministry of Commerce Aaisha Makhdum, Group Leader RCCI Sohail Altaf, President RCCI Nasir Mirza, Chairman Regional Trade Promotional Committee RCCI Khurshid barlas, President Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, UK Steve Allen, Trade Counselor London Shafiq Ahmed Shahzad, Attaché Trade & Investment London Muhammad Akhtar, Chairman UKPBC Javed Malik and hundreds of investors from Pakistan and UK attended this session.

Joint Secretary Ministry of Commerce Aaisha Makhdum said that Ministry of commerce give all possible support to investors for trade friendly. Group Leader RCCI Sohail Altaf said that Pakistan & UK enjoy historical cordial relations that boost our trade opportunities. President RCCI Nasir Mirza said that we are excellent economic relations with investments on both sides. Chairman Regional Trade Promotional Committee RCCI Khurshid barlas said that After the successful  Virtual International Trade Forums for Africa, ECO & Gulf-Middle East Chapters.

Now, RCCI  organized Virtual International Trade Forum ( UK Chapter). Reason for these forums is to connect & provide orientation for respective regions to our businesses, with the aim of increasing the exports and investment to Pakistan. President Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce ,UK Steve Allen added that there are huge opportunities for Pakistan’s export in agriculture, textile and food items to UK. In this context, there is a need of early formulation of Pakistan’s trade delegation to UK for getting new orders from UK. Moreover, Pakistani community in UK also plays a crucial role in Pak-UK Trade and at present, 80% of our trade with UK is conducted by Pakistani companies. Counselor Trade & Investment London , UK Shafiq Ahmed Shahzad said that UK was the third largest export destination of Pakistani goods. Consultant TDAP Kamal Sherayar  brief on Post Brexit.=DNA