ISLAMABAD  - Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has planned to organise Capital Chambers Conference here aiming to promote mutually beneficial relations between Pakistan and other countries.

This was stated by President ICCI Zafar Bakhtawari while talking to the Ambassador of Romania in Pakistan, Emilian Ion who visited ICCI on Friday.

Zafar Bakhtawari also thanked Romanian Government for conferring him a honorary award and said that the this Award clearly shows that Romanian Government honored business community of Pakistan. He said that ICCI is arranging exchange of business delegations with different countries while in May, 2013 ICCI also plans to take a business delegation to Romania as frequent exchange of business delegations would further strengthen bilateral relations between two countries.

Romanian ambassador said that business communities of Pakistan and Romania have to play a vital role for the promotion of bilateral trade and greater mutual interaction is needed to achieve the ultimate objectives. The ambassador underlined the historical tradition of the Pakistan Romania bilateral relations and expressed Romania’s wish of working together with the Pakistani partners, at all levels, in order to promote and consolidate the bilateral cooperation in the political, economic, trade, cultural and other fields.

He said that Romania is the seventh largest European Union market, adding that it would provide support to Pakistani entrepreneurs to get the benefit of exporting their products to the European Union countries. The Ambassador said that Pakistan-Romania Business Council was working as a bridge between business communities of both the countries for exploring new avenues of commercial and economic cooperation.

He said that there is also need to strengthen the relation between the Chambers of Commerce of both the countries, so that in long-run the chambers could exchange information on economic and commercial matters and identify possible joint venture partners in their respective countries.