OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - A Swedish clean technology delegation is planning to visit Pakistan very soon to have joint ventures with their Pakistani counterparts. The sole purpose of this delegation, having the support of Swedish Chamber of commerce and Industry and Swedish Trade Council, is to find suitable partners for Swedish Clean Technology companies that will ultimately pave way for transfer of technology. This was stated by Pakistans Commercial Counselor in Sweden, Javed Akbar, while talking to LCCI SVP Kashif Younas Meher and Vice President Saeeda Nazar. LCCI former President Mian Misbahur Rehman, former Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad, Executive Committee Members Yousaf Shah and Chaudhry Wajid Ali were also present. in the meeting. The Commercial Counselor said that it would be great opportunity for the Pakistani businessmen to collaborate their Swedish counterparts to have clean technology in Pakistan to overcome the issues being faced by them in this regard. He said that Pakistan was very close of having GSP Plus status as the diplomatic efforts are well on way. Sweden has been a great proponent of trade without barriers. The country had supported our efforts for enhanced EU market access and also pledges to do so in future as well. Javed Akbar said that Sweden was presently doing 80 per cent of its total trade with regional countries in the European Union therefore Pakistan should adopt the same methodology because it has a marvelous potential in all the sectors. Speaking on the occasion, the LCCI Senior Vice President Kashif Younis Meher said that the developing countries like Pakistan are struggling hard to make their place in the market of developed economies and Sweden can help Pakistan win more European market, which is the second biggest consumer market after the United States.