Frequent exchange of B2B delegations is road to economic success for Pakistan and Afghanistan: Arrival of PAJCCI delegation at Torkham today

Karachi, July 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Afghan business community delegation led by Khan Jan Alokozai; Co-Chairman PAJCCI was received by Zia Sarhadi; VP PAJCCI and other members at Torkham border crossing. The delegation comprises of PAJCCI members, senior business leaders of Nangarhar and Kunar Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Earlier in July, Afghan delegation from Spin Boldak and Kandahar Chamber had attended meeting at Chaman along with various businessmen and government officials arranged by PAJCCI.

Zubair Motiwala; Chairman PAJCCI welcomed the delegation and remarked that continued communication in form of meetings and delegations is a sign of bilateral trust and realizing each other’s potential in strengthening socio-economic relationship between the two countries. He appreciated the efforts of PAJCCI team in arranging the delegations visit at Chaman, Torkham and Swat for joint deliberations on matters of bilateral and transit trade, exploring new avenues for trade, removing trade barriers and using collective insights to support governments in policy formulation.

He hoped that in near future Pakistan delegation will be able to visit Afghanistan to further the cause of economy and trade with the objective of long-term sustainable relationship across borders and in region. The delegation will attend PAJCCI’s stakeholders meeting at Torkham and Swat. They will meet Pakistan side business leaders from diversified industries and chambers including; PAJCCI, Sarhad, Kohat, Mardan, Bajaur, Haripur, Khyber, North Waziristan, Swat, Abbottabad, Kurram, Chitral, Women Chamber, Peshawar and members of FPCCI.

Meetings will also be attended by senior Pakistan government officials from NLC, Pakistan Customs, Transit Trade, Ministry of Commerce, KP Board of Investment and Trade, State Bank of Pakistan, National Bank of Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited and TDAP. PAJCCI continues to bring diversified business leaders and concerned government entities together in fluid environment focused on developing potential of trade with near most neighbour for an effective and efficient business model complimenting needs of the both countries.

For more information, contact:
Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI)
Tel: +92-21-99218024-7
Fax: +92-21-99218028