Mr. Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, President FPCCI, has apprised the entire business, industry and trade community of the country that Pakistan & Scotland have entered into a massive B2B collaboration with Scottish Chamber of Commerce; and, the partnership collaboration agreement will provide Pakistani businesses access to around 15000 Scottish businesses. It is a huge achievement vis-à-vis export promotion, FDI, JVs and B2B linkages, he added.
Pakistani delegation visiting Scotland is headed by Mr. Suleman Chawla, SVP FPCCI and includes prominent industrialists from Pakistan; who were also joined by leading businessmen from Scotland, rest of the UK and the EU countries.
Mr. Suleman Chawla has said that one of the distinguishing features of the agreement is that 30 regional chambers from Scotland will also take part in commercial activities with Pakistani companies under the agreement.
These regional chambers represent some of the major commercial, industrial and financial centres of Scotland; including, but not limited to, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, etc.
It is pertinent to note that Mr. Suleman Chawla and Dr. Liz Cameron, CEO of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, have signed the agreement in the presence of Syed Zahid Raza, Consul General of Pakistan in Glasgow and other high-ranking diplomats.