Turkish delegation invites Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry to participate in Istanbul International Fair

Islamabad, July 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Turkish delegation comprising MUSIAD Chairman of Foreign Relations Commission, Mr.Sevket Can Tulumen, Coordinator Foreign Relations, Mr.Abdulkadir Sicakyuz and Commercial Consular in Turkish Embassy, Mr. Cezmi Besogul visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) for having a meeting with Mr.Yassar Sakhi Butt, President ICCI.

Mr.Sevket Can Tulumen informed business leaders about 14th MUSIAD International Fair and 16th International Business Forum Congress and its importance for all the Muslim countries.

He said that the Fair would be international meeting point of all the sectors where 5000 overseas entrepreneurs and distinguished businessmen from 84 countries along with Ministers, heads of Chambers of Commerce and Presidents of leading businessmen Associations will be participating.

MUSIAD Chairman of Foreign Relations Commission invited ICCI office-bearers to participate in MUSIAD International Fair and International Business Forum Congress being held in Istanbul on October 11-14, 2012. He said that the business community of both the countries could enhance bilateral trade relations between Pakistan and Turkey through participating in international fairs and exhibitions.

Speaking on the occasion, Yassar Sakhi Butt thanked the management of MUSIAD for giving an excellent reception to the ICCI delegation’s visit to Turkey in May, 2012. He said that Pakistan and Turkey have historic brotherly relations, thus both the countries should further strengthen the mutual trade relations by promoting business relations.

ICCI President expressed that it is the need of the hour to explore the possibility of joint ventures between Turkey and Pakistan. He said that there are tremendous chances of collaboration between Turkey and Pakistan for manufacturing of textile machinery in Pakistan.

He said that we can strengthen our economy by adopting the development and progress of Turkey as a model in numerous sectors especially energy as energy is an important issue for Pakistan’s economic growth and Turkey has vast experience of exploiting hydro and other energy sources, therefore, both the countries should cooperate in this area on priority basis.

Asad Farid, senior Vice President ICCI said that Pakistan steel sector has a huge scope for Turkish steel technology as the installed capacity of Steel sector in Pakistan is more than 10 billion tons.

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