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Friday, January 27, 2012 - 6.08 GMT

Pakistani trade delegation in SL to enhance bilateral trade


A Pakistani trade delegation of fruit and vegetable producers and exporters is visiting Sri Lanka to explore the ways and means to enhance bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

The participants of the delegation specialize in the production and export of various fruits and vegetables including Guava, Chikoo (Sepatila), Mango, Citrus, Berry, Potato, Dry fruits, Gurr, Tobacco (cigar), Fresh and dry dates etc.

The delegation consists of 6 members and Mr. Faqir Nusrat Hussain is leading the delegation.

Eager to reap maximum benefits from the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the delegation would also explore the opportunities in the tea sector. The delegation would also visit Kandy to interact with the local Chamber of Commerce, Tea Research Board, and to visit Tea Factories and Spice gardens.

During their stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation will be holding meetings with the Sri Lankan fruit and dry fruit importers as well as other stakeholders to explore the possibilities of enhancing bilateral trade.





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