ISLAMABAD – Finland was a developed nation with superior know-how and it was able to cooperate with Pakistan in well being, schooling, clear know-how, renewable power, water administration, waste to power options and lots of different fields. To understand these aims, facilitating common interactions between the personal sectors of Finland and Pakistan was important.
This was noticed by Rauli Suikannen, Ambassador of Finland, whereas addressing the enterprise neighborhood at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Business. He visited ICCI together with Mr Hahlantera, Business Counselor of Finland in UAE, and Asad Ansari, Honorary Consul of Finland in Pakistan.
He mentioned that Finland was poised to attain highest financial progress in Europe this 12 months and Pakistan may obtain good financial advantages by enhancing cooperation with Finland. He mentioned Finland has a complete vocational trainings system and it may cooperate with Pakistan for trainings and abilities growth of its folks. He mentioned Finland was a robust supporter of EU’s GSP Plus standing for Pakistan. He mentioned Pakistan was largely exporting textiles merchandise to EU below this facility and it ought to concentrate on different merchandise for reaching higher outcomes.
He mentioned Finland needed to reinforce native presence in Pakistan and would attempt to open its Embassy in Pakistan in future.
Talking on the event, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Business mentioned that bilateral commerce between Pakistan and Finland was less than the true potential of each international locations and they need to concentrate on frequent trade of commerce delegations to determine new areas of mutual cooperation. He mentioned that legislation & order scenario has improved whereas CPEC has created loads of enterprise and funding alternatives in Pakistan. He mentioned it was proper time for Finnish traders to discover Pakistan for JVs and funding.
He mentioned 9 Particular Financial Zones could be arrange below CPEC in Pakistan and Finnish traders ought to put money into SEZs with newest know-how. He recognized engineering, agriculture, power, mining, telecommunication, biotechnology, well being and schooling as potential areas of mutual cooperation between the 2 international locations. He mentioned organizing B2B conferences was the easiest way to discover enterprise matchmakings.
Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President ICCI mentioned that personal sectors of each international locations ought to work on figuring out collaborative fashions to additional strengthen commerce relations. Ms. Fatima Azeem, Zia A Zikria, Muhammad Shakeel Munir and different additionally spoke on the event.