Filipino diplomats visit FPCCI


A delegation of Filipino diplomats stationed in Islamabad visited the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) here on Monday.

The delegation comprised Charge d’ Affairs, Head of Philippines Mission in Pakistan, Maria Agnes M. Cervantes, Honorary Consul General Fahdel Sheikh, Vice Consul Dan Bagaporo and Economic Assistant Sumaira Bibi. Philippine Embassy in Islamabad, in coordination with the Honorary Consulate General in Lahore, held a meeting on Philippine trade and tourism opportunities.

The Philippine embassy and the FPCCI agreed to organise and exchange trade and investment missions to further enhance bilateral-trade and investments. Maria Agnes M. Cervantes highlighted the strong ties between the Philippines and Pakistan since 1949, adding that high-level exchanges and agreements signed by both countries were a testament to the close relationship.

President FPCCI Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of the Philippines, specifically the Bureau of Export Trade Promotion and the FPCCI had also signed an agreement for the establishment of JBC.—APP


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