Multan’s businessmen evince keen interest in trade delegation to Ethiopia


The business community of Multan on Monday evinced keen interest in becoming the part of a trade delegation flying to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) on March 5-10 for exploring business, trade and investment opportunities.

They showed their interest for joining the delegation during a meeting with Jemal Beker Abdula, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the FDRE to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan here at the office of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), said a news release of the Embassy here.

MCCI President Mian Rashid Iqbal, while co-chairing a meeting of its members along with Jemal Beker, urged the interested businessmen to get registered with the Embassy of FDRE in Pakistan to ensure their participation in the historic trade delegation to Ethiopia which was crucial to bring the two countries more close to each other.

He assured Jemal Beker of the MCCI’s full participation in the trade delegation which would open a new window of opportunities for the Pakistani businessmen in Africa which was a market of around 1.4 billion people.

Nadeem Sheikh, MCCI Senior Vice President, extended gratitude to Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula for announcing a trade delegation to Ethiopia for promoting the bilateral trade between the two countries.

He hoped that a large number of businessmen from Multan would be part of the trade delegation which would take the bilateral trade to the new heights.—APP