Trade Opportunities: Iran full of opportunities, says FPCCI

The official said Iran wanted to supply 300 megawatts of electricity to Pakistan


APP March 23, 2016

ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Senior Vice President Khalid Tawab said that Pakistan has the opportunity to take benefit of Iranian market after lifting of most sanctions. The official said Iran wanted to supply 300 megawatts of electricity to Pakistan and an agreement was expected during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s two day visit to Pakistan. Replying to a question, he said the visit was aimed at boosting economic ties with Pakistan with focus being on the Iran-Pakistan pipeline project. Pakistan, he said, has entered a new era of trade after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) agreement and could export rice and other products to Iran.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 24th, 2016.

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