Deal signed between Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Leningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for broadening and deepening of economic ties
Karachi, September 21, 2015 (PPI-OT): An MOU was signed between FPCCI and Leningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for broadening and deepening of economic ties, identifying areas of cooperation on trade and investment. On behalf of the FPCCI, Mr. Farooq Afzal, Chairman Pakistan Russia Business Council and on behalf LCCI Ms. Liliia Arakelova, Head Foreign Economic Relations signed the MOU.
After the signing ceremony, the Business meetings of Pakistani Exporters with their counterparts were arranged by the Leningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A meeting was also held with Mr. Andrey Chulkov, Head of Federal Customs Revenue Division where issues of tariffs were discussed by the Pakistani Exporters.
A meeting was also held with Governor of Saint Petersburg where TDAP delegation discussed with the Governor and his team regarding issues of Visas and trade. Chief Executive suggested for opening of banks on both sides, exchange of trade delegations and signing of Preferential Trade Agreement whereas Governor suggested constitution of small working group for preparation of road map and implementation plan. It was informed that the Russian side is sincere for increase in trade and it is signing an agreement of cooperation with Government of Sindh.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
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