LAHORE - Pakistani entrepreneurs should ensure their participation in the international trade fairs & exhibitions like 24th Turkey World Trade Bridge 2015 to get awareness about the day-by-day changing global trends. It would not only enable them to expand their own businesses but would also strengthen the Pakistan’s external trade.

This was upshot of the speeches delivered at a seminar on ”24th Turkey – World Trade Bridge 2015” jointly organized by the LCCI and Pak Turk Businessmen Association here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Tuesday.

The LCCI President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad said that Pakistani businessmen should avail all available opportunities to the maximum. He said that Turkey is not only a gateway to Europe but also one of the fastest growing economies therefore it offers a lot to Pakistani businessmen interested to enter EU market.

“It would increase Pakistani business community liaison with their global counterparts besides giving them an access to unexplored and untapped business destinations of the world”, Sheikh Muhammad Arshad added.

The LCCI president said that it goes without saying that for the members of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry, this exhibition can provide great opportunity to interact with Turkish businessmen. The location of the Trade Bridge 2015 has significant value in terms of being so near to Europe.

Director Pak Turk Businessmen Association (PTBA) Mehmet Kirtas revealed that Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkiye (TUSKON) is organizing a new track of its world famous series of international business summit, Turkiye World Trade Bridge, on December 2 and 3 in Istanbul.

He said that TUSKON’s World Trade Bridge series have gained a wide recognition in international business circles since the first trade bridge program in 2006. Similar to the previous sector specific programs, Turkiye World Trade Bridge 2015 (TWTB 2015) will have a sectorial focus as well and it will cover sectors of Ready Wear, Textile, Leather, Home Textile and related machinery.