SAARC Chamber strives to enhance intra-region trade’


LAHORE, April 17 (APP): South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) has since its inception been striving hard to enhance trade among all the SAARC countries- Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Afghanistan.

SAARC CCI Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik told media here Sunday that
Chamber has been holding fruitful meetings with businessmen, industrialists and top government functionaries of the SAARC member countries, which would definitely put a very positive impact on the overall intra-SAARC region trade.

He mentioned that he had recently led a high-level delegation to Afghanistan in the line of Chamber’s efforts to improve trade and economic activities. “We have discussed at length the matters pertaining to free trade in the SAARC region,” he added.