UK delegation visits LCCI, cooperation discussed

Lahore: A 40-member strong UK del­egation visited LCCI on Friday and had B2B meetings with their Pakistani counterparts. Regional Trade & Develop­ment Advisor, British High Commission, Islamabad Fa­bian Hartwell was heading the delegation. LCCI President Kashif Anwar warmly welcomed the delegation and presented the address of welcome.

President Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Nasir Awan, Senior Vice President Zafar Mahmood Chaudhry, former President Shahid Has­san Sheikh and Executive Committee members were also present on the occasion.

Head of UK delegation said that British High Commission wants to introduce UK’s com­mercial buyers to Pakistani market to promote the mutual trade. Fabian Hartwell said that as a trade development advisor, his mandate is to de­velop trade and help Pakistan to grow its export to UK and to other countries.

He said that trade is the only tool which can be used to eradicate poverty, create jobs and better the im­age of the country. He said that one of the purposes of our visit to this beautiful country is to find cheap quality products which can be exported to UK. We are very hopeful that this visit will enhance the bilateral trade between Pakistan and UK besides successfully chang­ing the perception of Pakistan.