Pakistan to host SAARC-CCI meetings on Feb 6

Pakistan will host top level 73rd Executive Committee and 22nd General Assembly meetings of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) in Islamabad on February 6.

Vice President SAARC Chamber Pakistan chapter Iftikhar Ali Malik in a statement here Friday said SAARC Chamber President Suraj Vadiya will chair the both meetings separately and all vice presidents from member countries including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldive, Bhutan and Pakistan along with their delegations will attend the meetings.

About agenda of meetings, he said SAARC Chamber’s proposed initiatives to be taken during the current year will be discussed and finalized with consensus.

He said arrangements in connection with forthcoming 3-day SAARC Business Leaders Conclave scheduled to be held in Kathmandu from March 16, will be reviewed.

Chamber General Secretary Hina Saeed and Deputy Secretary General Zulfiqar Ali Butt will brief the participants to hold the conclave in befitting manners.

He said strategy will also be evolved for formation of SAARC Chamber and China Business Council and after threadbare discussion it will be approved unanimously and all stakeholders will be taken into confidence prior to its formal approval.

He said new applications from SAARC member countries for membership of SAARC Chamber will also be considered for approval.

Iftikhar Ali Malik said it has also been decided by the SAARC Chamber to celebrate its silver jubilee in all member countries to send a message of goodwill, strengthening the  bonds of brotherhood and promotion of intra-trade besides fully exploiting all indigenous resources in the region in addition to exchange of mutual visits.

Posted on: 2018-01-26T19:50:00+05:00