ISLAMABAD - High Commissioner of Britain, Adam Thomsan, said Friday that his Commission would take measures to provide fast track business visas to Pakistani entrepreneurs so that they could play more effective role in enhancing bilateral trade and economic relations between the two countries. This he said while talking to the delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by its President Zahid Maqbool. When ICCI President thanked UK for being the 2nd largest trading partner of Pakistan, Adam Thomsan said, We would like to be the number one. He said over 100 UK companies were doing business in Pakistan and performing well. UK companies are taking keen interest to learn more about the dynamics of Pakistani market so that they could explore the possibilities of investment here, he added. Thomsan said that he would do all what he could to improve the perception of Pakistan in UK and highlight the many opportunities that existed in Pakistan so that British companies could feel encouraged to avail themselves of those opportunities. He said that Trusted Partner agreement, which was signed between the British High Commission and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry a couple of years ago, would be reactivated to promote business linkages between top business companies of the two countries. Speaking on the occasion, Zahid Maqbool informed the High Commissioner of the snags in the visa processing system that were creating difficulties for the Pakistani businessmen and students aspiring to visit to the United Kingdom, and asked him to play his role in streamlining these matters. He said business regulations had been overhauled in Pakistan to make them very liberal and there were strong opportunities for UK companies do business in different sectors of Pakistans economy including agriculture, health, pharmaceuticals, financial services, oil and gas, telecommunications, power, manufacturing, education & training and marine etc. He said Pakistans economy was now recovering fast while Pakistan military had eliminated about 85 percent terrorists. He said presence of over 100 UK companies was a proof that Pakistan was an attractive market for foreign investors.