SAARC Chamber of Commerce meet in Colombo tomorrow
A high level delegation of traders from Pakistan will participate in
the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry's two-day 44th Executive
Committee meeting being held in Sri Lanka tomorrow.
President SAARC CCI Tariq Sayeed who will chair the meeting told APP
on Sunday prior to his departure for Colombo that SCCI in collaboration
with Freiderich Naumman Stiftung (FNst) will also hold a two-day
"strategy workshop" prior to executive committee meeting.
He said the workshop's prime objective is to improve capacity
building of the office bearers in line with the international practices
adopted by various leading regional economic groupings.
SCCI President said that FNst had acquired the services of a German
consultant Dr. Peter Schroder with rich experience in human resources
management and extensively involved in undertaking such training
workshops which overall benefit to the institutions like us.
Vice President SSAC CCI, Pakistan Chapter Iftikhar Ali Malik will
represent Pakistan along with his delegation comprising Sheikh Shakeel
Ahmad Dhingra, Zubair Ahmad Malik and Faiz Rasool Khan, members of
executive committee of SCCI.
He said Vice Presidents and member of the executive committee of
member countries of SCCI which includes Bangladesh, Bhttan, India,
Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will participate.
Tariq Sayeed said that delegation of the leading exporters and
Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) will also
participate in the three-day 8th SAARC Chambers of Commerce & Industry
trade fair being held in Colombo from August 28.
Pakistani exporters will establish their stalls at the fair to
attract foreign investors.
"The fair will help us explore the potential market of Sri Lanka and
SAARC member countries," he said, adding that it will mainly focus on
the importance of harnessing strengths available in the SAARC region, to
jointly emerge as a regional force in seizing global market
opportunities, leading to socio economic development. The Post