Meeting with the Chairman of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Meeting with the Chairman of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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May 7, 2013Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Jononov S. Sh. met  with the Chairman of the Islamabad Chamber ofCommerce and Industry Zafar Bahtovari and representatives of business circlesof the country in which they discussed the state of bilateral trade andeconomic relations between the two countries and ways to further strengthencooperation between the business communities of the two countries.

During themeeting, Tajik diplomat briefed in detail on the current state and prospects ofeconomic development, transit-transport and energy potential of Tajikistan andurged Pakistani businessmen to close cooperation with Tajikistan.Representatives of the business community were presented priority investmentprojects, information on the state of and prospects for the economy ofTajikistan, including in the energy, the various spheres of industry, transportand communications. It was pointed out that the membership of the Republic ofTajikistan to the WTO opens up new opportunities to invest in its economy.

In turn,during the meeting the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Islamabad ZafarBahtovari noted that in spite of having in recent years a stable growth trendof trade between Tajikistan and Pakistan, the potential of bilateralcooperation in this area is far from being full. According to the Pakistaniside, you should first consider the possibility of resuming air flights on theroute “Dushanbe, Dushanbe, Islamabad,” to establish a closer workingrelationship between the chambers of commerce of the two countries to exchangedelegations of business and use resources more efficiently chambers to informinterested in establishing business relations.

At the endof the Ambassador Jononov S.Sh. invited Pakistani businessmen to take part inthe forum of business circles, which will be held in the framework of the 38thmeeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank in Dushanbe,19-22 May 2013.