Sichuan Province Vice Governor visits TDAP
A9-member delegation led by H.E Mr. Gan Lin, Vice Governor of China’s Sichuan Province visited the Trade Development Authority offices in Karachi on June 21. The delegation was welcomed by Nusrat Iqbal Jamshed, Senior Director General, TDAP and other officials.
The Vice Governor appreciated the warm reception extended to the delegation and formally extended an invitation to the TDAP to participate in the 14th Western China International Trade Fair scheduled from October 23-27, 2013 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.
During discussions, Mr. Nusrat Iqbal Jamshed highlighted the friendly relations between Pakistan and China and informed the Vice Governor and other members of the delegation that TDAP is going to participate in the upcoming Fair with 25 companies from Pakistan. He also suggested that an MoU be signed between the Karachi Expo Centre and Sichuan Province Expo Centre to facilitate exporters from both countries to display their products in major trade events. The offer was welcomed by the delegation and they agreed to it in principle.
The issue of delay in visas to Pakistani exporters was also discussed and the Chinese side agreed to further simplify the visa procedure in consultation with Chinese authorities.