Visit of Business Delegation of Pakistan Shanghai Cooperation Organization Friendship Forum Uzbekistan and Tajikistan
akistan Shanghai Cooperation Organization Friendship Forum (PSCOFF) and Pakistan Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Council organized an exclusive Business Delegation of 13 Business Companies visiting Uzbekistan and Tajikistan from October 18-26, 2017. The aim of the delegation was to arrange meeting with the relevant board of investments, local Chamber of Commerce and Industries. The delegation was facilitated by Embassy of Tajikistan to Pakistan and Embassy of Pakistan to Tajikistan along with Embassy of Uzbekistan to Pakistan and Embassy of Pakistan to Uzbekistan. The Delegation was given the status of “High Powered Delegation” in order to maximize the chances of increasing the opportunity to tap business ventures at the swift pace basis. The group was lead by Mr. Muhammad Asif Noor, Secretary General, PSCOFF and Chief Coordinator for PSCOBC. During the visit, during the presence in Uzbekistan, the delegation had a chance to meet with the Minister of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Ansher Group of Companies, Deputy Chamber of Commerce and Industry while businessmen interacted with the leading companies and businessmen to plan forward about the future joint ventures. During the visit to Republic of Tajikistan, the delegation met with the counterparts including Businessmen, Investments (Board of Investment), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Trade and Economy. The members of the delegation were able to interact with the counterparts and companies in Tajikistan for future joint ventures in areas of their mutual interest. H.E Mr. Furkat Sadiqov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan, H.E Dr. Irfan Yousaf Shamsi, Ambassador of Pakistan to Uzbekistan, H.E Mr. Sherali Jononov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Tariq Iqbal Soomro, deserve the highest praise to support the delegation visit in such a manner that several of them have begin working together right after coming back to Pakistan. PSCOFF is currently in process to arrange next business trip to Russian Federation and Azerbaijan.