Germany should tap Sindh’s vast potential


KARACHI: Pakistan is a very fascinating and interesting place and like Germany has made some very big achievements as far as democracy is concerned. This was said by Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany Dr Tilo Klinner at a glittering reception hosted by him to celebrate the Day of German Unity.

The German envoy said Pakistan had a great importance in international trade was concerned which is why 700 German companies were doing

business with Pakistan, and a trade and investment conference would be held in Karachi in 2014.

He said the Pakistan German Business Forum (PGBF) was playing a major role in enhancing trade relations with Pakistan and serious thought was being given to making PGBF into a chamber of commerce.

Dr Klinner added in a light vein that entertainment and culture had also been given great attention and 15 events were planned.

Sindh Chief Minister who was the chief guest on the occasion said he would like to see German entrepreneurs and investors to coordinate with Sindh to develop the province.

He added Sindh has vast potential which needs to be tapped and invited German businessmen assuring them his government’s full support. Senior Sindh Minister Nisar Khuhro, senior government officials, diplomats and elite of the city attended the evening.