SMEs to be trained for boosting exports: Commerce Minister


ISLAMABAD, Apr 26 (APP): Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the Ministry of Commerce was focusing to develop and train new exporters from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector to boost Pakistan’s export in the coming years.
“There is a need of a hand-holding of the prospective SME
exporters and guide them to graduate to the next level”, the
Minister said while talking to a delegation of technical experts of Center for Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) based in The Hague, Netherlands.
CBI is working in Pakistan since 2008 and is in the process of
developing its new five-year plan for Pakistan, said a message received here on Tuesday. A team of technical experts from Netherlands is visiting Pakistan soon to seek ground-level information to provide input for the next plan.