SIALKOT - Russian trade representatives Kozlov and Dr Shahid visited Sialkot from 19th to 20th September to plan strategy for enhancing bilateral trade between the two countries. The delegation visited various industrial units in Sialkot and was highly impressed by the product quality.Kozlov and Dr Shahid also visited the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Thursday and held a meeting with its President Naeem Anwar Qureshi and other members. The SCCI president welcoming the guests said that Sialkot was an export Industrial City renowned worldwide for product quality and craftsmanship.He emphasized the need for enhancing private sector interaction and collaboration crucially important to promote bilateral trade. He said that Russian and Pakistani entrepreneurs should visit each other for exploring options of enhancing bilateral trade. Mr Kozlov and Dr Shahid endorsed the view point of the SCCI President and said that Russian Trade Commission would extend all possible help and support to Entrepreneurs of Pakistan for enhancing cooperation with the Russian counterparts. Russia is a big market and has immense demand of Sialkot made products of Sports Goods, Surgical Instruments and others. The exporters of Sialkot should explore the massive Russian market to gain commercial benefits. He stressed upon the need for direct trade between Russia and Pakistan which would be beneficial for both the countries.Regarding the energy crisis in Pakistan and its impact on Industrial production especially the export Industry and that the SCCI was planning to setup power generating plant in private or public partnership offered to convince and motivate the Russian Investors for investing in such a project in Sialkot if local investors share 20% equity.The SCCI President appreciated the offer of Mr Kozlov and said that with cooperation of the Russian Investors we would set up power generating plant in Sialkot.