Envoy Advises Pakistan To Focus On Market, Product Diversification

LAHORE – The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry will set up Indonesia Desk at the LCCI that will play an instrumental role to boost two way trade. This was stated by LCCI President Mian Nauman Kabir while talking to the Ambassador of Indonesia Adam Mulawarman Tugio at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz Chan and Vice President Haris Ateeq also spoke on the occasion. The ambassador said that both the countries are leader in Muslim countries as far as population is concerned. He said that there is a lot of potential to increase twoway trade. He said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry can play an instrumental role to boost mutual trade. He also called to promote “Islamic Economy” saying that trade between Islamic countries is very low. He invited Pakistani companies to participate in the trade show in Indonesia being held in October. He informed the participants that ban on palm oil export to Pakistan has been lifted. He said that Pakistan should focus on market and product diversification. The ambassador said that the business community of Pakistan should play its due role in promoting trade and investments in ASEAN countries such as Indonesia. He pointed out that there were ample opportunities for the Pakistani business community in the $1 trillion market of Indonesia. He stressed that the strengthening of bilateral trade and investment could benefit the business communities of both countries. “The two nations have immense potential for cooperation in diverse fields including tourism, trade, e-commerce, textile, automobile, pharmaceutical, herbal medicines, spices and defence,” he mentioned.