Lahore, June 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has been given the preferential status by Chinese Embassy in Pakistan with regard to issuance of visa for its members. It was informed by Mr. S.M. Naveed, President PCJCCI in a press statement issued here today. He told that during a recent meeting with a delegation of PCJCCI at Islamabad, the Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing was requested to give preferential treatment to PCJCCI recommendations for issuance of visas to the Pakistani Businessmen so as to materialize the efforts to promote bilateral trade and investment between China and Pakistan.
Mr. S. M. Naveed said he, along with PCJCCI Secretary General Salahuddin Hanif, when made a visit to the Chinese Embassy the other day at Islamabad, the Ambassador Yao Jing paid a very warm reception to them and highly appreciated the services to be rendered by PCJCCI and termed them very effective to fill in the communication gap between people of China and Pakistan.
Mr. Naveed told that the Ambassador had extremely applauded the initiatives of promoting Chinese Language and culture, video conferencing facility and especially the efforts to support the visit of business delegations coming from China and Vice Versa. He informed that the Ambassador, while commenting on PCJCCI efforts to promote bilateral business ties, was confident that the enhanced communication and frequent exchange of trade delegations between the two countries would prove to be highly beneficial in achieving the ultimate goal of mutual prosperity and economic development.
The Ambassador highly appreciated the forthcoming visit of delegation comprising Executive Committee Members of PCJCCI to Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu and offered his support to make it even more fruitful so this can be utilized for business matchmaking and arranging meetings with concerned business counterparts in China, PCJCCI President added.
S.M. Naveed reiterated that Pak- China Chamber provides one stop solution to Chinese delegates which includes but not limited to facilitating Visa issuance, security provision, business to business, business to government meetings, industrial visits, SEZ, Providing awareness regarding taxation policies, SECP formalities, banking network, prefeasibility reports and market assessment report. “We have proposed to support the restarting of operations of Cathay Pacific airlines which was ceased in 2014”,Naveed said and informed that it was the only airline which had been catering to twenty destinations from Pakistan to China while other airlines presently operating China – Pakistan route only caters to 5 or 6 destinations.
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Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI)
Mega Tower, 309 – 6th Floor,
Main Boulevard, Gulberg II,
Lahore, Punjab – Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-35777460-02, +92-42-37032203, +92-42-35874353