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Turkish envoy holds meetings with FPCCI, KCCI members to boost bilateral trade

KARACHI: Consul General of Turkey Tolga UCAK on Tuesday held meetings with members of leading trade bodies of Pakistan to discuss possibilities of enhancing trade and commercial ties between the two countries.

During his visit to Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) commenting on the proposals of FPCCI President Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, the Consul General informed that there will be an inauguration of the services of Cargo Train between Istanbul and Islamabad with transit time of 9-10 days. This initiative will go a long way in promotion of bilateral trade.

He also offered to organize road show in Pakistan with attracting Turkish Products. He was optimistic that in the post coronavirus the volume of bilateral trade will be further enhanced for which we have to prepare ourselves and make plans of future activities.

He assured his full support to the initiative undertaken by FPCCI and its JBC for the joint activities between both countries.

During his visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Tolga UCAK stressed the need to encourage joint ventures in different sectors of the economy whereas Turkey can also assist in setting up a tram service system in Karachi, particularly at the coastal line of sea view, which would change the face of Karachi and become a tourists’ attraction.

While expressing keenness to strengthen trade and investment ties between the business communities of the two countries, Turkish CG assured that the commercial section of Turkish Consulate in Karachi was ready to fully assist Karachi’s business & industrial community intending to improve trade and investment ties with their Turkish counterparts.

To deal with trade-related conflicts and protect the interest of customers, he suggested to form a private-to-private sector committee between the two countries