Pakistani companies asked to explore business partnerships in Canada
ISLAMABAD: Badar Shamim, former Chairman, Brampton Board of Trade, Canada and President, Candus International Consulting Thursday said that Pakistan’s ICT companies have great potential to explore business partnerships in Canada.
He along with Ms. Margaux McDonald, Senior Trade Commissioner of Canada in Pakistan visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and exchanged views with Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Tahir Abbasi, Senior Vice President, Saif ur Rehman, Vice President.
They also met with other members of local business community for further improving bilateral trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Canada, said a press release.
Badar Shamim said that Canada have $800 billion annual trade with USA and Pakistan could get beneficial results for its economy by promoting trade cooperation with Canada.
He said that Canada has signed FTAs with G-7 Group countries and Pakistan can increase its exports to these countries by promoting trade with Canada.
He said that Pakistan could attract FDI by developing transparent trade laws and regulations.
He said that needs for capital and development projects were emerging in developing countries and his purpose of visiting Pakistan was to explore JVs and investment prospects for Canadian companies.
He assured that he would try to share information about business and investment opportunities in Canada for Pakistani companies with ICCI so that its members could capitalize on them. – APP