Mega Pakistan Trade Exhibition, B2B meetings in Colombo this week

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The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) in collaboration with the High Commission of Pakistan, Colombo will be holding a mega Single Country Exhibition on 15-17 January at BMICH, Colombo.

The exhibition titled as ‘Sharing the Legacy’ will bring the colours of Pakistan, new business partnership opportunities, Pakistan textile traditions, art, culture and cuisine under one roof.

With the participation of around 150 exhibitors, the exhibition will showcase the following sectors – automobiles of all kinds, engineering, auto parts, textile and clothing, carpets, pharmaceuticals, agri/food, designer wear, gems and jewellery, traditional textiles, handicraft and marble.

The Sri Lanka-Pakistan Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the EDB will set up B2B meetings with the Pakistan-Sri Lanka businessmen during the event.

Pakistan is the second largest trading partner of Sri Lanka in the South Asian region, while the two countries have an FTA in place, which became operational during the year 2005.

Pakistan believes the trade between the two nations may go up to a total sum of the $ 1 billion in the future, with optimum utilisation of the existing FTA.

To take part in the B2B meetings, contact Cherryl Rodrigo, Assistant Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka-Pakistan Business Council Secretariat on 5588859 or 5588800.