Envoy stresses need for boosting Pak-Palestine trade

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Staff Reporter

Ambassador of Palestine, Ahmed Ameen Rabaie has stressed the need of further improve traded between Pakistan and Palestine to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes and create new opportunities of progress and prosperity for their people.

He was speaking during his meeting with President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan during visit to ICCI here on Friday.

Ahmed Ameen Rabaie said that Pakistan and Palestine should promote business linkages between their private sectors to explore all untapped areas of mutual cooperation.

He said that both countries should expand existing political cooperation to other areas including economy, agriculture, banking, health, education, social and cultural sectors.

The Envoy thanked the government and people of Pakistan for showing strong support to Palestine during Gaza crisis, which was a source of encouragement for Palestinian people.

He also thanked ICCI for donating a significant amount for the Palestinian people affected by the recent aggression of Israel.

Speaking at the occasion, President ICCI Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that Pakistani nation has special sentiments for Palestine and we want to see Palestine as a strong economy of the region.

He said that ICCI was already in touch with Palestinian Business Association to encourage and promote direct contacts between the entrepreneurs of Pakistan and Palestine so as to develop strong commercial and industrial cooperation between the two brotherly countries.

Sardar Yasir Ilyas said that ICCI and PBA would also try to hold roundtable conferences and seminars for business communities of both countries and encourage setting up of business partnerships in areas of interest.

Both sides also discussed a wide range of topics to strengthen the trade and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Palestine.

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