ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Ulanbek Totuiaev visited the Islamabad Chambers of Small Trade and Small Industry (ICSTSI) Office on Tuesday.
The agenda of the meeting was to interact with the business community of ICSTSI.
The Vice President Wajida Saleem gave the opening remarks highlighting the cordial diplomatic ties between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The President of the ICSTSI Sajjad Sarwar gave the welcome address.
In his speech, he shares that Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan have long-standing economic and cultural ties.
Sajjad Sarwar said that the small business sector is critical to Pakistan’s economy because it provides jobs, opportunities, and places for community gatherings.
The ICSTSI president added that following the completion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan has emerged as an emerging market and logistics hub, making it an appealing investment destination.
Along these lines, he pointed out that textiles, transportation, tourism, and vegetables are just a few industries where the two Countries could work together.
The Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Ulanbek Totuiaev underscored bilateral relations between the two Countries.
The envoy highlighted that Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan enjoy deep-rooted relations and greater potential for cooperation in business and trade.
Ulanbek Totuiaev said that both Countries are celebrating 30 years of strong relations.
In this vein, he shared the significance of small and medium enterprises in strengthening bilateral ties.
The Kyrgyz ambassador lauded the ICSTSI on its role in enhancing ties and facilitating small and medium businesses. It is doing well, and the business environment favors foreign investment.
The meeting provided an opportunity to strengthen bilateral cooperation and ties.
The Office Bearers of the ICSTSI and Executive Members participated in the event.
A Question-Answer Session was also held.