ISLAMABAD: The business community of Iran has been invited to invest in different sectors of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President Haji Mohammad Afzal extended the invitation during a meeting with Iranian Consul General Mohammad Baqir Begi, IRNA reported. He said that Iranian business community could invest in the hydel power generation, gems, jewellry, marble, medicines, petrochemicals, and ghee and oil sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. –APP

On the occasion, the both sides have also agreed to exchange delegations of businessmen and make joint efforts for increasing trade volume between Pakistan and Iran.

hile expressing his views, the Iranian consul general said that Iran wanted to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and negotiations for the purpose were also in progress. He said that Iran would issue multiple visas to the traders' representatives on the recommendations of the chamber.