Private sector to play key function in bettering Pak-US ties, says Qamar

Private sector, key role, improving, Pak-US ties

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar has mentioned the personal sector and the enterprise group had a key function in realizing the imaginative and prescient of enhanced commerce ties between Pakistan and the United States, ARY News reported.

Interacting with the management of the American Apparel and Footwear Association and representatives of Pak main companies on the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, he mentioned that Pakistan was eager to strengthen its financial ties with the United States.

The Minister mentioned that Government was dedicated not solely to offering all doable facilitation to the enterprise group but in addition to setting up insurance policies that would fulfil the necessities of the enterprise group and the worldwide market.

The Minister mentioned that the personal sector ought to provide you with progressive concepts and options to beat present challenges and safe larger market penetration. He mentioned that diversification of the merchandise whereas guaranteeing high quality, affordability and competitiveness would assist get a greater market share for Pakistani merchandise.

The Minister additionally inspired US entrepreneurs to actively take part within the TEXPO exhibition to be held at finish of May this 12 months.

The delegation included President & CEO of American Apparel & Footwear Association Stephen Lamar,  Senior Vice President (Policy) Nate Harmen, Vice President (Trade & Customs Policy) Beth Hughes, , Director of Policy and Advocacy, Levi Strauss & Co Ms. Hun Quach and CFO & COO, Royce Too LLC Greg Snipes.  Other individuals included Shelley Rider (Interloop), Steve Pianowski (Nishat Chunian), Irfan Hassan (Al-Karam), Ahmed Fraz (Gul Ahmed), Mubasher Butt (Prgmea), Muneeb Tariq (PHMA) and Kamran Arshad (APTMA).

Pak Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan additionally joined the assembly.

The assembly mentioned intimately issues regarding bilateral commerce in cotton and textiles with a particular give attention to strengthening of Pak-US commerce relations, the institutionalization of mutual linkages, standardization, traceability and visibility of merchandise and facilitation of the enterprise group.

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