LAHORE- Punjab government is eager to explore opportunities to tap into Metros global distribution channels to provide produce from Punjab an access to foreign markets. This was maintained by consultant to Chief Minister Punjab on Economic Affairs and Vice Chairman Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Pir Saad Ehsanuddin while talking to a four member delegation of Metro Cash & Carry Group International, headed by its Vice President Heinrich Otto Ekkehardt Birr. Pir Saad Ahsanuddin observed that the success of businesses both domestic and international in Punjab provide the real basis of success for the govt. He said that govt is determined to work with multinational chains to facilitate their business activities. The delegation informed that Metro has potential to invest 100m Euro in Punjab and told that group had exported 800 tons of Kinnos from Pakistan last year and now planning to grow number of produces especially mango. The delegation also offered to set up a pharmacists training facility in Punjab with the help of DEG a German aid co. Saad Ahsanuddin said that Punjab govt would facilitate this opportunity as Punjab Chief Minister is committed to provide maximum facilitates to international business companies. He also offered services of TEVTA to design need-based programmes for Metro. The delegation of Metro appreciated the proactive and positive role of PBIT to assist and facilitate business activities in the province. Pir Saad Ahsanuddin also briefed the delegation about the initiatives being taken to promote foreign investment in the province and told that all possible help would be provided to metro to boost their business activities in the Punjab.