Meet the High Commissioner of Pakistan at the National Chamber

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High Commissioner of Pakistan Major General Shakeel Hussain will be the special Guest Speaker at a session on ‘Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Pakistan’ organised by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka. 

The session will be held on Thursday 28 April from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Chamber Auditorium No 450 D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. 

He will be accompanied by Deputy High Commissioner Dr. Sarfraz Sipra. At the session the participants will get an opportunity to interact with the High Commissioner of Pakistan and officials of the High Commission on trade related matters.

Pakistan is rich in natural resources, main industries being agricultural, and industrial – rice, fruits, textile and apparel, pharmaceuticals, food processing, construction, etc. It is the sixth most populated country, exceeding 199 million people. Capital is Islamabad, Other major cities are Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi. East Pakistan became Bangladesh from 1971.

Sri Lanka’s exports to Pakistan include coconut, natural rubber, copra, tea, betel leaves, spices, etc. Sri Lanka’s imports from Pakistan are Portland cement, aluminous cement, woven fabrics of cotton, rice, medicaments and edible oils. 

For reservation for the session, kindly contact chamber TP 4741788 Mrs. Fouad or emailpa@nationalchamber.lk; nirmani@nationalchamber.lk.

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