President FPCCI emphasizes early implementation of ECOTA



While addressing the 28th Executive Committee and 28th General Assembly Meetings of ECO Chamber of Commerce and Industry held virtually by Zoom link Mian Anjum Nisar, President FPCCI emphasized on the need of early implementation of ECOTA for the promotion of intra regional trade and investment among the ECO member countries.
He also highlighted intra ECO tariff and non-tariff issues hampering the trade and investment opportunities in the region. He also called upon the ECO member countries for implementation of Transit Trade Agreement, TIR conventions, Agreement on Protection and Promotion of Investment, ECO Visa and White card scheme for development of border trade, sharing of knowledge and transfer of technology etc.
He also highlighted the promotion of tourism prospects and development of transportation mechanism by road and rail among ECO countries. He invited the member countries to invest in CPEC related projects and utilize all natural resources of ECO for the sustainable prosperity of region.
The meeting was also attended and addressed by Mr. Azarakhsh Hafizi, President ECO-CCI, Dr. Hadi Soleimanpur, Secretary General ECO Secretariat, Mr. Rifat Hisarciklioglu, President TOBB , Mr. Gholam Hussein Shafeiee, Vice President ECO-CCI and President ICCIMA (Iran), Jamshed Juma khonzoda President Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tajikistan Representatives of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Turkm enistan and Uzbekistan. .—PR

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