Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Industry, Razzak Dawood said the agreement signed with Belarus at the International Trade and Industrial Fair (ITIF) was of utmost importance, which would promote advanced education in the country.
On the second day of the event, Hunaid Lakhani Trust signed three agreements with institutions in Belarus.
Razzak Dawood said Afghanistan’s regional connectivity would increase in a couple of months, which would also benefit Pakistan’s external trade.
“Economic development in Afghanistan would directly impact Pakistan, and Prime Minister Imran Khan has categorically advised increasing trade with the neighboring country.”
Dawood said the economy was heading in the right direction post-covid.
“Presence of foreign delegates at the fair proved the confidence of the international community in Pakistan’s ability to deal with the pandemic.
He informed that Pakistan was increasingly tapping the non-traditional markets adding, he would soon Nigeria in this regard.
Advisor appreciated E-commerce Gateway and said the organization was playing an active role in promoting exports.
Andrei Metelitsa, Ambassador Republic of Belarus, and the Consul General of Iran Hassan Nourain appreciated the warm welcome by the organizers of the 17th ITIF, they said the fair set an example to the world, and soon more exhibitions in Pakistan will be held to boost bilateral trade.
During three day 17th ITIF, number of MoUs signed between the companies of Pakistan, Belarus and Iran and over 12 thousand people appeared in three day fair at a local hotel.
Vice President E-commerce Gateway Umair Nizam said the turnout surpassed their estimates by 50 percent. He said the citizens visiting the fair observed all SOPs.