Karachi (HRNW)- A group of twenty- six Foreign Service officers, led Director of the Foreign Services Academy Muhammad Wasif visited FPCCI on Friday and held an interactive session with the FPCCI members.
The meeting was headed by Mr. Khurram Ijaz, Vice President FPCCI in his welcome address highlighted the liberal and investment friendly policies initiated by the present government of Pakistan. He said that the Government will promote tourism as a national cause to open country for local and foreign tourists. Pakistan is a land of unimaginable beauty, hidden natural wonders, and untapped tourism potential.
While speaking with the foreign services officers Mr. Khurram Ijaz informed that the trade of our region is trillions of dollars, if routed through Gwadar and CPEC network will save billions of dollar logistic cost and time. That’s why CPEC is called the game changer for not only Pakistan but for the region. God has bestowed Pakistan with some of the world’s richest natural and human resources. Pakistan’s multicultural society and deeply rooted relations with all developing countries provide a great opportunity to the investors of all countries. Pakistan possesses a large pool of trained and experienced engineers, bankers and other professionals with substantial international experience.
Mr. Khurram Ijaz also informed, about the economy of the country and policy requirement for sustainable growth under the changing scenario. He also briefed on exports, trade pattern and how commercial activities were correlated with the law and order situation.
Secretary General Dr. Iqbal Thaheem briefed the delegation about the role and functions of the FPCCI in promotion of trade and industry in the country, along with welfare of the business community. The delegates were also briefed on investment scenario specially on investment and employment opportunities that would be emerging between China and Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The participants of the 28thAdvanced Diplomatic Course held a questions and answers session with FPCCI members, including Mr. KhurramIjaz (Chaired) Mr. Sultan –ur-Rehman, Mr. Zubair Baweja Vice Presidents and Mr. Saquib Fayyaz Magoon, former Vice President FPCCI and Mr. Shabbir Mansha Convener FPCCI Standing Committee and Mr. Usama Khan Warsi convener FPCCI standing committee on Media and Broadcasting.
The visit is concluded with the vote of thank to the FPCCI by the Director Foreign Service Academy and presentation of crests.