Beijing, 11 December, 2023 (GNP): Pakistan’s caretaker Commerce Minister, Dr. Gohar Ejaz, addressed the Chinese business community in Beijing, inviting Chinese businesses to invest in Pakistani enterprises and ‘unlock mutual benefits.’
Honored to address China's business community in Beijing!
Pakistan is ready to move forward and embrace prosperity. I invite Chinese businesses to join us on this journey.
Our top 20 companies are here to explore partnerships. Let's unlock mutual benefits together!
Thank you… pic.twitter.com/qhNPsAdG0Z
— Dr Gohar Ejaz (@Gohar_Ejaz1) December 11, 2023
During his address, the minister emphasized Pakistan’s investment-friendly policies, highlighting the nation’s strategic location and skilled labor force. He outlined the vast potential for business and investment opportunities available to Chinese companies in Pakistan.
Commerce Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz, along with a group of the top 20 business executives from Pakistan, engaged with Chinese business leaders representing 150 enterprises during a Business Networking Dinner. The initiative aimed to enhance trade ties between the business communities of Pakistan and China.
Commerce Minister’s High-Level Visit to China
Dr. Gohar Ejaz is currently leading a high-level business delegation of over 20 members on a visit to China, encompassing various sectors including agriculture, marble, cement, electric vehicles, fertilizers, fruits, home appliances, glass, chemicals, and textiles.
The objective of the visit is to deepen bilateral ties between China and Pakistan while exploring opportunities for joint ventures. The delegation is expected to conduct crucial meetings with Chinese counterparts.
Furthermore, the Commerce Minister has also arranged Business-to-Business (B2B) meetings for the delegation, aiming to enhance and strengthen trade relations between China and Pakistan.
During the visit, Minister Dr. Gohar Ejaz met with the CEO of China Oil and Foodstuff Corporation (COFCO), the largest Chinese state-owned food processing company and Asia’s leading agribusiness group.
As per the minister’s statement on X (formerly Twitter), the meeting aimed at exploring investment and partnership opportunities between the two countries