PAJCCI’s Trade Delegation to Afghanistan: A step forward to enhance B2B linkages


Karachi (PR): PAKISTAN AFGHANISTAN JOINT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (PAJCCI): Under leadership of President PAJCCI, Mr. M. Zubair Motiwala a high level 31-member trade delegation of Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry will visit Afghanistan from October 7 -11, 2012.

In reciprocity to the delegation from Afghanistan that visited Pakistan in the month of July 2012, a group of business delegates from across the Pakistan has joined platform of PAJCCI and will visit Afghanistan for a business and networking visit. The prime objective of this visit is to provide an opportunity to the business community across the border to interact with each other for transforming bi-lateral economic deals.

The agenda includes meetings with Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce, Afghanistan Investment Agency, Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan and other most important organizations of repute. Further during B2B meetings, businessmen from across Afghanistan are invited to meet delegates from Pakistan.

PAJCCI President, Mr. M. Zubair Motiwala elaborated that as a Founder President of this unique Chamber, it would be my utmost priority to ensure win-win situation for all stakeholders by resolving long pending issues between Business Community amicably, and help provide facilitation to the business community across the border in the greater interest of both the nations. The Chamber will serve as a body to enhance trade relations between two brotherly nations without succumbing to any unrelated political or cultural influence.

Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala informed that during the visit, board members will also deliberate upon feedback collected from stakeholders across the border pertaining to APTTA 2010. The meetings were conducted with stakeholders in the month of September 2012 and participation in those meetings was overwhelming.

In July 2012, Executive body of PAJCCI met Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Munir Qureshi and discussed issues faced by business community across the border and assured that after feedback will be acquired from stakeholders then a comprehensive draft proposition will be prepared and submitted to Ministry across the border.

Mr. Motiwala further added that this visit along with Executive Committee and Members of Business Community to Afghanistan would InshaAllah prove to be a leap forward in the enhancement of Bi-lateral and Trade relations between the two Countries.