Turkey to expand cooperation with Pakistan in technology sector

Staff Reporter

Turkey wants to expend relation with Pakistan in the field of Technology and vocational training, it was shared by the Turk Consul General in Karachi TolgaUcak while addressing a gathering of industrialists at Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) here on Wednesday.

President of KATI Saleem-uz-Zaman, Head of KATI’s standing committee on diplomatic affairs Rashid Siddiqui, Senior Vice President Zaki Ahmed Sharif, Vice President Nighat Awan and former President Masood Naqi also addressed the occasion.

The CG said that Turk investor have keen interest in the industrial sector of Pakistan; especially food, textile and chemical are some of the priority sectors.

He urged to enhance cooperation between two countries in technology transfer and sharing.

He said that Turkey wants to enhance its cooperation in Technology and we are working to introduce our educational and vocational training programs in Pakistan.

Mr. Ucak said that Turkey can provide huge industrial machinery to Pakistan and this opportunity of mutual cooperation between Pakistan and Turkey should be explored.

He said that for more trade between Turkey and Pakistan we need to have a Turk Bank here, so that we can establish better and smooth banking and transaction channels.

President of KATI Saleem-uz-Zaman welcomed the CG TolgaUcak at KATI and briefed him about economic significance and production capabilities of Korangi Industrial Area.

He said that number of Turk companies are working successfully in Pakistan, however there are huge possibilities to increase the volume of bilateral trade.