Lahore, 13 August 2022 (TDI): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, attended the annual dinner for Diplomatic Corps at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
Pleased to join @LahoreChamber at annual dinner for Dip Corps. I am confident that @ForeignOfficePk will continue to provide all possible assistance in promotion of trade & export led growth. This is in line with with our #EconomicDiplomacy goals driven by focus on geo-economics. pic.twitter.com/gKwAfP1DUw
— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) August 12, 2022
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, while addressing the annual dinner, added that the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan is paying particular attention to Economic diplomacy.
Further, he added that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100th anniversary as the oldest chamber of commerce in Pakistan.
In addition, the entire world is going through the consequence of the pandemic, going through climate change crisis in acute ways. Pakistan is going from drought, heat waves, heavy monsoon, and heavy floods.
At the same time, the entire world is facing a shift in geopolitics and an increase in tensions, increasing difficulties in developing countries.
Furthermore, he added that the challenge for Pakistan is to navigate the economy of Pakistan through these difficult times. And Pakistan’s Foreign Policy is trying its best to move the economy of Pakistan in the best way possible.
Foreign Investment in Pakistan
The US, Central Asian states, and East Asian countries wish to invest in Pakistan and to increase trade and economic opportunities with Pakistan. In addition, several Countries have committed to investing in Pakistan.
Moreover, the government of Pakistan is committing to redress some mistakes that have been committed in the past and ensuring the business community provides them with the best.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister stated that the Foreign Office has focused on the FATF Action Plan, GSP+, the EU’s market. It will bring opportunities for the Business community as well.
In addition, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry will continue to provide all possible assistance in promoting trade and export-led growth.
Lahore Chamber of Commerce
In 1923, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) was founded. It serves and represents the interests of Lahore’s business community.
The LCCI’s mission is to represent its members and contribute to the nation’s economic development by promoting trade and industry. The LCCI serves as a link between the government and the private sector.