Egypt to enhance cooperation with Pakistan
Islamabad : Egypt has a great potential in LPG, pharmaceutical, fertilizers and petroleum products and is keen to enhance trade links with Pakistan in this regard, acting Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Egypt Islamabad, Ayman Tharwaf says.
In a meeting with the President of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Nasir Khan, Tharwaf said that the current trade volume between Pakistan and Egypt was very low and it should be enhanced through active involvement of the chambers of commerce of the two countries, according to a statement.
He said that private sectors of both the countries should come forward for joint ventures and cooperation to help boost the trade activities. He said that Egypt was at number six in production of LPG and Pakistan could import it on comparative rates. He also invited the ICCI delegation for attending trade expo, to be held in Cairo in March, next year.
Assuring full cooperation for the promotion of two-way trade, Nasir Khan said that Egyptian companies should take advantage of lucrative investment opportunities in Pakistan. He said that Egyptian companies could collaborate with Pakistan in textile, surgical, sports goods and tourism sectors.