ISLAMABAD: A Chinese delegation led by Zhang Shu Zhi, Vice President, Kashgar Chamber of Commerce and Industry visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry to explore opportunities of joint ventures and business partnerships in the field of roads construction, building materials, cement manufacturing, travelling & logistics, electricity generation, decoration material, food products and other areas.
Speaking at the occasion, Zhang Shu Zhi, Vice President, Kashgar Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that they have come to Pakistan to explore opportunities of investment, joint ventures and partnerships with particular focus on CPEC projects. He said that delegation members have come to Pakistan by road and they were feeling that Pakistan was a second home for them. He said private sectors of both countries should develop close cooperation to take maximum benefits from CPEC project and to explore all untapped areas of mutual collaboration.
Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in his welcome address said that CPEC has opened new avenues for long term cooperation between China and Pakistan and stressed that private sectors of both countries should interact on regular basis to explore matchmakings as well as to take active participation in CPEC projects.
He said that many sectors of Pakistan’s economy including construction, building materials, cement production, energy, infrastructure development and logistics offered lucrative investment opportunities and urged that more Chinese investors should explore Pakistan for JVs and investment. He said that Chinese investors should bring technology and machinery to Pakistan to set up industrial units in our country.
Khalid Malik, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the Chinese delegation to ICCI and hoped that their visit would lead to materialization of some good business deals between the entrepreneurs of both countries.