ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (APP):? The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President, Mian Shaukat Masud here on Tuesday stressed the need for enhancing efforts to attract Japanese investment into the country.
Talking to Pakistan Ambassador designate to Japan, Noor Muhammad Jadmani,? the ICCI President said that Pakistan Embassy in Japan should gear up its efforts for attracting Japanese investors in different sectors of Pakistan?s economy.
He was of the view that Pakistan was strategically located at a regional hub with abundant land and natural resources, strong human resources, large and growing domestic market which offers tremendous investment opportunities to countries like Japan.
He said the current volume of business with Japan is US $2 billion which is very low, enhanced interaction between business communities of the two countries can substantially push up this trade volume.
He said Japan was still an unexplored territory for majority of Pakistani businessmen, adding that Pakistan Embassy in Japan should play its due role in facilitating frequent exchange of business delegations between the two countries so that investors and businessmen could explore more avenues of enhancing bilateral trade.
He said a One Window Facility should be established in our embassy in Japan to facilitate Pakistanis in Japan.
Speaking on the occasion, Noor Muhammad Jadmani, Pakistan Ambassador designate to Japan assured the ICCI of his support saying that would take all possible steps to facilitate Pakistani businessmen in enhancing bilateral trade with Japan.
He said his purpose of meeting with businessmen before going to Japan was to get their input for improving Pak-Japan business relations.
He said efforts were already afoot by Pak-Japan Business Council to enhance trade relations, adding that Pakistan Embassy in Japan would also take all necessary measures to enhance direct interaction between the business communities of the two countries.
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