KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 14th Nov, 2016 ) : A delegation of Pakistan's women entrepreneurs is currently visiting China to explore new avenues with their Chinese counterparts. This is the first ever women delegation arranged by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan on a visit to China, under the directives of Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, for developing business and trade ties with Chinese side in multiple fields.
The Embassy of Pakistan hosted a reception for thehigh level Women Delegation of entrepreneurs, said a message here Monday. The delegation consisted of ten (10) members, headed by Secretary TDAP, Rabiya Javeri Agha. 38 Chinese companies dealing in textile, media, culture, trade and education were in the attendance at the reception addressed by Ambassador Masood Khalid. The Ambassador welcomed the delegation and the Chinese guests and said that this is the first ever women entrepreneurs delegation on a visit to China in recent years and the timing is perfect for developing business links as we are celebrating the 65th anniversary of Pak-China Diplomatic Relations.
The Ambassador talked about a new era of cooperation between China and Pakistan in the wake of CPEC. The level of bilateral cooperation is poised to reach new heights with such growing interaction, he said. The Ambassador highlighted the role women were playing in the socio economic uplift of Pakistan. The Commercial Counsellor Dr. Erfa Iqbal made opening remarks. The delegation members were introduced followed by remarks by the leader of the delegation who thanked the Pakistani Embassy for arranging such a fruitful session. A business networking session between the Pakistani delegation and Chinese participants was held held on the occasion.