Lahore, 1 October 2022 (TDI): The High Commissioner of Australia to Pakistan, Neil Hawkins is on an official visit to Lahore. During his visit, he met with CEOs of companies in different fields to enhance Australia’s investment with these companies based in Pakistan.
Additionally, his meetings highlighted additional opportunities to strengthen trade between the two companies.
Furthermore, the Ambassador also attended Pakistan vs England T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium. He met the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chairman, Ramiz Raja during the match.
Meeting with Base6 Founder:
The High Commissioner of Australia met the founder of Base6, Farah Asif on Saturday. Base6 Private Limited is a Health and Nutrition products import, distribution, and marketing company. It represents global vitamin and supplement brands in Pakistan.
The company’s partners include Natural Factors Group (Canada) and Blackmores (Australia). It imports and distributes vitamins and supplement products at 500+ pharmacies across Pakistan.
Moreover, the company provides training and organizes workshops for pharmacists and consumers through in-house nutritionists and a network of naturopaths.
During the meeting, the High Commissioner highlighted Blackmore’s import stats in Pakistan. Additionally, he emphasized that there is an increasing demand for health supplements in Pakistan.
Therefore, he suggested enhancing trade possibilities between the two. Blackmores is a renowned Australian brand providing a range of quality vitamins across the country.
Visit to Nishat Farms:
The Australian Ambassador also visited Nishat Farms in Lahore on Saturday. Nishat Farms come under Nishat Dairy Private Limited, a part of Nishat Group.
The company aims to carry out the dairy business in Pakistan. It deals with milk and dairy products in and outside Pakistan. Moreover, the company’s farms consist of breeds exported from different countries.
The Ambassador of Australia expressed his delight in visiting one of Pakistan’s biggest dairy farms with around 6000 cows. The Ambassador was briefed on the presence of Australian breeds on the farm.
Correspondingly, the Ambassador said that Pakistan is emerging as a key partner with Australia in the growing dairy sector. He said that this also stands as an example of Pakistan and Australia’s growing ties.