KARACHI - Ministry of Commerce & Trade Development Authority of Pakistan in collaboration with all chambers of Pakistan are organizing series of seminars on “Awareness Campaign on Normalization of Trade with India” in various cities of Pakistan including Karachi.

The objective of the seminars was to focus on India as a potential market for Pakistani exports. Similar seminars have successfully been completed in Rawalpindi, Peshawar & Hyderabad. In this series of seminars, one was held at TDAP head office Karachi on Thursday. Dr Manzoor Ahmed, Pakistan’s Former Ambassador at WTO, Geneva delivered a comprehensive presentation on trade normalization with India. He provided an overview of the potential sectors of Pakistani exports to India including textile & clothing, automobiles, ethanol, surgical goods, sports goods, cement, electric fans & plastic goods.

The seminar was well attended by representatives from the business fraternity of Karachi including chairmen of various trade associations. They shared their views on tariff & non tariff barriers, visa policy, communication gap and other issues faced by the exporters while trade with India.

The participants appreciated TDAP’s endeavour for organizing interactive session for the facilitation of business community of Pakistan.