Economy (Pakistan China friendship moves into new era of prosperity)

March 31, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Monday said friendship between Pakistan and China has entered into a new era of prosperity.

Both the countries are enjoying cordial relations at government to government and public to public levels which are touching new heights, said Shaukat Ahmed, acting President FPCCI.

China remains a great source of strength and security for Pakistan which has been selflessly serving us since decades, he said while talking to with Mr. Tan Chengce, Vice President of Yantai Federation of Commerce and Industry who is currently leading a high-powered trade delegation to Pakistan.

Shaukat Ahmed said that the joint ventures, transfer of technology and training programmes will accelerate trade and economic activities between the all-weather friendly nations.

China has been playing an active role to promote regional peace, economic growth and prosperity through trade and investment, he said.

Shaukat Ahmed noted that the exceptional friendship between Pakistan and China has transformed into a strong and robust economic cooperation based on trust, understanding and common aspirations for peace, progress and prosperity.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tan Chengce said that China has 26000 SMEs and that the current delegation consisting leading businessmen are seeking trade opportunities in chemical, construction machinery, energy, garments, engineering and auto parts sectors.

He appreciated the efforts of FPCCI in promotion of bilateral trade and remarked that countless business opportunities exist for Pakistani entrepreneurs in China.

The meeting was also attended by Vice Presidents of the FPCCI including Mian Mehmood Ahmed, and Mr. Khurram Sayeed.