ISLAMABAD, 29 November 2018 - The Seminar on trade-economic and investment cooperation between Qazaqstan and Pakistan has been held in Islamabad in which the representatives of official bodies, business circles and media of Pakistan have taken part.
Ambassador of Qazaqstan to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Barlybay Sadykov during his opening speech has noted the importance of enhancing of bilateral trade-economic, transport and investment cooperation between our countries as well as designated main perspective areas of cooperation such as agriculture, mining sector, pharmaceutical, manufacturing etc.
B.Sadykov has also briefed about the initiatives of the President of Qazaqstan H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev on development of Kazakhstan's economy (Nurly Zhol, Industry and Innovative Development Program, Astana International Financial Center etc.) under the implementation of the «Qazaqstan 2050» Strategy.
Minister of State – Chairman of the Board of Investment under the Prime Minister's Office of Pakistan H.E. Mr. Haroon Sharif who has taken part in the Seminar as the Chief Guest has underlined the significance of increasing of trade and investment cooperation between Qazaqstan and Pakistan and exchange of experience among Qazaqstan and Pakistan business schools and practically interaction between finance institutes of both countries as well. In particular, H.Sharif has suggested working out a possibility of realization of few investment projects between Qazaqstan and Pakistan which in turn will increase business circles connectivity and stimulate of people to people contacts activation.
During Business Forum the trade-economic, tourism and investment opportunities of Qazaqstan have been presented and current situation of bilateral trade and transport connection and cooperation prospects between Qazaqstan and Pakistan in this spheres have been discussed as well.
The Seminar participants have brought up issues of opening direct flights between Qazaqstan and Pakistan, conducting joint trade exhibitions and road shows, launching joint ventures, experience exchange and also perspective investment projects in Qazaqstan and Pakistan including under the «China-Pakistan economic corridor» project.
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