Karachi (PR): The Pakistan Japan Business Forum (PJBF) hosted a farewell dinner for the outgoing Consul General of Japan, Masaharu Sato yesterday Chairman of PJBF, Sohail P.Ahmed in his welcome address elaborated upon the relationship between Pakistan and Japan and stressed upon the need to further strengthen the trade and investment sectors.
He made comparisons and pointed to the similarities that exist between the two nations in respect of traditions, culture and history. Consul General Sato in his farewell speech thanked the people of Pakistan in general, and Karachi in particular, for the understanding and cooperation extended to him during his tenure as Consul General in Karachi, also mentioning: ‘It was a pleasure being here; ‘I liked the hospitality and people of Pakistan’.
While sharing his views about Pakistan he mentions that the country holds a great potential when one looks at the natural and human resources available and he suggested the business community may closely liaise with Japanese businessmen and understand the requirements of the Japanese market in order to excess it.
Besides covering the business and economic ties between Pakistan and Japan, he gave an overall view of the exchanges that have taken place between the people of Japan and Pakistan for stronger social and cultural ties.
He mentioned about the proposed visit of their Training Ship “Kashima” to Karachi early next month. Such regular exchanges he said help the people of the two countries to understand each other better.
He also informed of the currently held photo exhibition in Tokyo titled “Pakistan and its People” organized by the Pakistan Association of Photo Journalists.
Lastly, the function was largely attended by most respectable CEO’S and members from a number of business communities also amongst those present were the Board of Directors and members of the Pakistan Japan Business Forum.
Karachi:The Pakistan Japan Business Forum (PJBF) hosted a farewell dinner for the outgoing Consul General of Japan, Masaharu Sato yesterday. Picture shows President PJBF Sohail P.Ahmed, Secretary General Kalim Farooqui, with Executive members and Chief Guest.