Karachi: The Chinese Government has assured Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) that they will participate in the 6th Expo Pakistan being held in Karachi from 20-23 October 2011. This was affirmed by; Mr. Zhao Jianding, Vice Chairman of Chinese Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Mr. Yu Jian Ming, Director General of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, on the occasion of 3rd Pakistan-China Business Forum held in Shanghai on 30th August 2011.
They further stated that there is need to increase the trade and business relations of Pakistani businessmen with region located at Eastern Coast of China and at the Yangtze River Delta. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tariq Puri, Chief Executive stated that the TDAP is extending all necessary support to the CCPIT in organizing a “China Pavilion” at the Expo Pakistan 2011, in order to facilitate the participation of Chinese companies in this upcoming event, which also celebrates the 60th year of friendship between the two countries.
Mr. Puri stated that TDAP has declared China as the focus country for its trade initiatives in 2011–2012 and plans to participate in more than 20 fairs in China. Through this outreach program, TDAP is accessing different regions of China to introduce and establish the brand “Pakistan” which can be relied for its quality and competitive offerings in various sectors like textiles, leather, fisheries, food products, marble, gemstones and minerals.
TDAP and Pakistan’s Consulate General of Shanghai has clubbed the 3rd Forum with Intertextile exhibition of home textiles held in Shanghai from 29-31 August 2011. Mr. Puri, CE TDAP delivered the keynote speech apprising the participants about the flourishing Textile sector of Pakistan.
He said that it is a good opportunity for Pakistani businessmen to introduce and display their products. This event has helped in boosting bilateral trade between China and Pakistan and to ensures exposure of the home textiles of Pakistan in the Chinese market.
He further stated that TDAP has launched an awareness program both in Pakistan and China for identification of new areas of trade and investment and Business Forums are manifestation of such program. He said that 4th Pakistan China Business Forum will be held in Urumqi in 2nd September 2011 and another in November 2011
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