Regular interaction of business leaders vital for economic ties

ISLAMABAD, Sep 29 (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Javed Malik has said that the closer and more regular interaction of the business leaders from Pakistan and Bahrain was vital for the growth of the economic ties between both countries.

On the sidelines of the first Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference, Javed Malik organized a special dinner meeting.

The meeting was attended by prominent business leaders of both countries including members of the Royal Family, a statement received here Thursday said.

President of Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Abdul Rauf Alam and Chairman Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al Moayyed also attended the meeting,
Speaking on the occasion, he said that the Embassy of Pakistan in Bahrain has organized the first Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference to pave the way for emergence of closer business to business linkages and that the business community would be expected to drive forward this initiative forward.

Both Abdul Rauf Alam, the president of FPCCI and Khalid Al Moayyed appreciated the valuable work being done by Ambassador Javed Malik to strengthen and expand relations between both countries.

They said that the revised MOU between both chambers of commerce was a tangible outcome of the Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference and this would facilitate the regular delegation exchanges and closer cooperation between businessmen from both sides.

It was agreed that a delegation of leading businessmen from
Bahrain accompanying the Bahraini Commerce Minister would visit Pakistan in December.