Pak-Uzbek to find ways to promote trade, economic cooperation


Commerce advisor Razak to lead Pakistani side in the discussions

 Mohammad Arshad 

Uzbek-Pakistan Intergovernmental Commission on Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation is going to be held in Tashkent today (Wednesday).

Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser to Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment and Fareena Mazhar, Secretary, Board of Investment to participate in IGC from Pakistan’s side.

The Intergovernmental Commission focuses on establishing close collaboration for post-Covid recovery in order to sustainably recover through technology, innovation and economic partnership, aiming at increased economic diversification, sustainable growth, building supply chain resilience, and robust regulatory environments.

Well placed source at Board of Investment (BoI) told Pakistan Observer here on Tuesday that the 6th session of Intergovernmental Commission would held in the atmosphere of strategic and economic partnership between the two countries.

The source said that both the countries would discuss issues including the development of trade and economic cooperation of Uzbekistan and Pakistan, development of cooperation in the field of agriculture, development of cooperation in education, science, and technology and development of cooperation in tourism.

Moreover the sources said that development of cooperation in information and communication technologies, development of cooperation in improving housing and communal services, development of cultural cooperation as well as development of cooperation between different cities would also come under discussion.

The source added that both sides would also ponder over the issues like development of cooperation in the field of labor relations and migration management, development of cooperation in the field of standardization and metrology, development of cooperation in transport and communications and development of cooperation in youth affairs.

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