ANKARA, Turkey: At the occasion of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey, the Ministry of Commerce co-hosted a business-to-business (B2B) forum attended by more than 150 Pakistani and Turkish businesspersons, traders, and investors.
The delegation of Pakistani businesspersons, put together by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), represented the sectors with considerable potential of exports to Turkey such as engineering, agrofood, pharmaceuticals, rice, IT, and textiles etc.
The Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, who is accompanying Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, also attended meetings with his Counterpart Dr. Mehmet Mus and discussed the way forward to enhancing bilateral trade in commensurate with the untapped bilateral potential.
The both sides underscored the importance of early finalization of preferential trade agreement in goods which would open up new opportunities to boost bilateral trade across various sectors and it would be mutually beneficial.
Speaking with Pakistani and Turkish businesspersons, the minister for commerce emphasized the need to increase B2B engagements for strengthening trade and investment relations between the brotherly Countries of Pakistan and Turkey.