Pak an important trading partner of Saudi Arabia: Ambassador
Islamabad (PR): A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by President Khalid Iqbal Malik called on Abdullah Marzouq Al-Zahrani, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in his office and discussed ways & means for further enhancing bilateral trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Khalid Mali, Senior Vice President, Tahir Ayub, Vice President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Amin urRehmanwere also in the delegation. AbdurRehman, Commercial Attaché of Saudi Embassy was also present at the occasion.
Addressing the delegation, Abdullah Marzouq Al-Zahrani, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia said that his country considered Pakistan an important trading partner and wanted to further enhance import of many products from it. He said Pakistani businessmen could promote trade volume with Saudi Arabia by improving the quality of their products.
He said Saudi investors were interested in investment and joint ventures in various sectors of Pakistan’s economy. He identified steel manufacturing and food processing as potential areas for joint ventures between the two countries. He stressed that both countries should organize single country exhibitions and encourage frequent exchange of trade delegations to explore all untapped areas of mutual collaboration. He assured that his Embassy would facilitate Pakistani business community in exploring business opportunities in Saudi Arabia.