Ethiopian envoy, Minister discuss investment opportunities in various sector of Punjab


A trade delegation led by Federal Republic of Ethiopia Ambassador to Pakistan Jamal Beker Abdula visited the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade. The Caretaker Provincial Minister for Industry, Commerce and Energy SM Tanveer welcomed the delegation.

A meeting was held between the Provincial Minister for Industry and Commerce SM Tanveer and Ambassador of Ethiopia Jamal Beker Abdula. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation, investment opportunities in various sectors of Punjab and issues of mutual interest were discussed. In the meeting, it was agreed to increase bilateral trade cooperation and exchange of trade delegations.

For this purpose, there will be an agreement between Punjab government and Ethiopia soon. Speaking on the occasion, Provincial Minister of Industry and Commerce SM Tanveer said that Pakistan wants strong economic and trade relations with other African countries including Ethiopia.

There are excellent opportunities for domestic and foreign investors in 13 Special Economic Zones of Punjab. Investors are provided with all investment facilities under one roof. Ethiopian investors can also benefit from these opportunities.

Provincial Minister of Industry and Commerce said that practical steps will be taken to increase trade relations between Punjab and Ethiopia. Ambassador of Ethiopia Jamal Baker Abdullah said that the people of Pakistan are very hospitable which I have witnessed myself. Both countries can move forward together for the welfare of the common man.