SIALKOT

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Balgaria Baber Hashim has urged the Sialkot exporters to divert their business activities to Balgaria for getting full trade and export-related advantages and tap its trade markets.

Addressing a meeting of exporters held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he said that the Sialkot exporters had great potential to explore and capture the international trade markets of Balgaria.

He said that they should export their diversified and non-diversified best quality export products including sports goods, surgical instruments, leather and leather products, musical instruments, gloves, hosiery and martial arts uniforms etc. to the country.

Hashim also sought effective and positive suggestions from the exporters to develop bilateral trade ties between Pakistan and Balgaria. He stressed strong business-to-business contacts between the businessmen of Pakistan and Balgaria.

Presenting address of welcome, acting SCCI president Sarfraz Butt stressed a need for expanding bilateral trade between Balgaria and Pakistan by opening new vistas of economic and trade cooperation.

Undoubtedly, promotion of trade depends on better coordination, interaction, and understanding among business communities.

“We firmly believe that we can create balance in the trade values by exploiting momentous opportunities present in Balgaria,” he added.

KILN LABOURERS’ KIDS REGISTERED: At 276 registered bricks kilns in Sialkot district, 367 children of labourers under five years have been registered, EDO (Health) Javaid Warraich said.

He added that the special teams of the Health Department had also started the medical check-up of children besides ensuring their vaccination.

Meanwhile, Population Welfare Department organised medical camp at village Daallowali-Sialkot where the male and female doctors and paramedics checked 475 labourers and their children and provided them with medicines.