MULTAN: The business community of southern Punjab has hailed the decision of the Saudi Arabian government to grant a two-year multiple entry visit visa to Pakistani businessmen as recommended by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi said , “We are thankful to Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdullah Marzouk Al-Zahrani and FPCCI President Abdul Rauf Alam who played their key role in attaining this facility”. Roomi said that Pakistani businessmen were facing manifold problems in dealing with the business community. Saudi Government should take initiative for exchange of trade delegations, strengthening ties and facilitating the Pakistani businessmen, Roomi said. He said that it was good news that Saudi Arabia was injecting new dynamism into its economy through productivity and investment-led transformation which would also be a great opportunity for Pakistani investors.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 27th, 2016.