KARACHI : The KCCI has organised Belgian Companies’ Catalogues Exhibition in collaboration with the Economic & Commercial Representation Embassy of Belgium in its efforts to promote bilateral trade between business communities of Pakistan and Belgium.

Belgian Ambassador Peter Claes stated that Pakistan was a good market as it offers immense opportunities to foreign investors and the Embassy has been encouraging Belgian investors and businessmen to visit Pakistan with a view to explore more business opportunities.He said that Pakistan’s exports to Belgium have improved slightly in the recent past and it was being expected that trade between the two countries is likely to improve further in future.

Peter Claes pointed out that importance of Belgium in the wake of its central position and location in the European Union calls for more integrated efforts focusing on exchange of trade delegations, institutional contacts between the Chambers of Commerce and participations in trade fairs.

He said that Belgium was part of European Union so it has to follow certain rules and regulations for issuance of visas however, businessmen and industrialists from Pakistan are fully assisted and facilitated so that they could get their visas.

He assured his full cooperation to the Karachi Chamber for strengthening the existing business relations between the two countries.

President KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra, Senior Vice President KCCI, Mohammad Ibrahim Kasumbi and Vice President KCCI, Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan and KCCI Managing Committee members attended the exhibition.