Pak-UAE council announces steps to boost trade

Observer Report

FPCCI’s Pak UAE Business Council (PUBC) held their first inaugural meeting on Tuesday under the Chairmanship of Diwan Fakhruddin and announced a new round of initiatives to take the trade relations between Pakistan and UAE to the next level. The meeting was attended by all the members of PUBC.

Vice President of FPCCI Mr Nasir Khan graced the meeting with his presence signaling how important it is for FPCCI to spearhead the growth of trade between the two brotherly countries.

“Our relations with UAE are strong and Trade plays a major role in it and we need to now create a new road map to meet the changing needs of the UAE market sectors so as to grow both our exports to and imports from UAE” says Mr Diwan.

He also emphasized on the fact that that companies doing business in UAE has to ensure quality and position itself “in building Brand Pakistan so as to effectively compete and enhance our market share in the UAE”.

“FPCCI plays a major role in Pakistan’s economy as export trade is the backbone hence PUBC will play an effective role through creating awareness and motivating FPCCI members to tap the emerging opportunities in UAE particularly in food and technology” said MrDiwan.

The meeting decided to set up a help desk of PUBC, which would provide all the information and assistance to the Pakistani companies wanting to do business in the UAE.

It was agreed to form a team to analyse the trade data between the UAE and Pakistan in order to derive necessary business intelligence to create the new roadmap for enhancing trade between the two countries.