RCCI, Sri Lankan HC agree to enhance trade relations

Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Sri Lankan High Commission on Wednesday agreed to enhance bilateral trade relations in diverse fields.

A RCCI delegation led by its President Mohammad Nasir Mirza called on Sri Lankan High Commissioner Vice Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama at Sri Lankan embassy in Islamabad.

Senior Vice President Osman Ashraf and Vice President Shahraiz A Malik were also present on the occasion.

Talking to the delegation, Sri Lankan High Commissioner Mohan Wijewickrama said that Sri Lanka has deep historical, cultural and trade ties with Pakistan.

Relations between the two countries have been further strengthened since Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Sri Lanka in February earlier this year.

He added that the recent meeting with the Secretary Aviation and the PIA Chairman regarding direct flights has been fruitful. Bilateral trade relations can be further strengthened in many areas.

Mutual relations in the fields of pharmaceuticals, food, gems and jewelery, tourism and education can be enhanced.

High Commissioner appreciated the efforts of the Rawalpindi Chamber for the promotion of trade activities and added that the High Commission will provide all possible assistance to the Chamber for the exchange of trade delegations.

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