LCCI has a Turkish chum


ASKON and the LCCI have agreed to work in unison to develop trade and economic cooperation between Turkey and Pakistan. It was decided in a meeting between a 37-member LCCI delegation and ASKON, an Association of Anatolian Businessmen here on Thursday. The LCCI delegation was led by its President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while ASKON was represented by Mustafa Koca, the President of the Association. The ASKON President offered LCCI businessmen collaboration in textile, construction, automotive-spare parts, machine-spare parts, consumer durables, electrics-electronics, leather-shoes, finance, jewelery, sanitary and healt products, metal-chemistry, iron-steel, press, packing, tourism, foreign trade, enviromental service, consultancy, and other service sectors. He said Turkey has a variety of advantages in many areas and is ready to share these potentials with Pakistani businessmen therefore they should come forward and join hands with their Turkish counterparts to avail these unique opportunities. LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said in Pakistan, there are a lot of investment opportunities for Turkish businessmen in various sectors like telecommunications, information technology, financial services, petrochemicals, livestock, dairy, consumer goods, food processing, pharmaceuticals, minerals, and particularly in energy sectors. He said exchange of trade delegations between the two countries can prove to be an effective strategy for boosting the level of bilateral trade.