Palestinian envoy wants to boost bilateral trade

Islamabad: Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sardar Yasir Khan accompanied by his delegation visited the Palestinian Embassy to meet Ahmad Jawad Rabei, Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan, to intensify and reverse economic cooperation and discuss the dynamics of trade and growing ties between the two brotherly nations to bridge the gap between Pakistani and Palestinian business societies.

Yasir Ilyas Khan, CEO of Centaurus was accompanied by Umar Hussain, Omais Khattak, Shakir and Rana Qaiser. The Ambassador was guided on opportunities in the business sector that could play a major role in the development of the economy and in shaping a collective vision for sustainable economic growth.

The former ICCI President pointed out that Pakistan lies at the convergence of three geo-economically important regions which are South Asia, Central Asia and West Asia. The Ambassador showed keen interest in exploring market opportunities and boosting trade and commerce with Pakistan as there is a lot of potential in this sector.

Speaking to the press, the envoy floated the idea of ​​holding an exhibition in the coming weeks at Centaurus to portray culture and shared values ​​as well as food festivals.

Speaking to the press, the CEO called Pakistan a goldmine and friendly countries should explore investment opportunities including private sectors like automotive, pharmaceutical, food industry, marble , agriculture, steel, telecommunications and computing. Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan assured the ambassador of his full support and invited the Palestinian business company to form JVs and investments in special economic zones.

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