LCCI delegation talks to Pak envoy on trade issues


LONDON: A twelve-member delegation of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) headed by Mr. Khamis Saeed called on Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas, at the High Commission London on Monday.

LONDON: Pakistan High Commissioner Syed IbneAbbas being presented with a shield of the LCCI by the visiting delegation on Monday

The High Commissioner welcomed the delegation and expressed his complete support to facilitate their visit to the UK. He, on the occasion, directed the Commercial Counsellor to arrange their B2B meetings to make their visit more productive.
On raising the issue by LCCI delegates regarding problems in securing British Business Visas, the High Commissioner assured the delegation to raise the issue at the highest level so that the business community can move freely between two countries.
The visiting delegation thanked the High Commissioner for Mission’s consistent support. It is important to note that UK is an important trading partner of Pakistan. It is, in fact, the third largest export destination of Pakistani products and Pakistan exports in British markets have witnessed consistent growth of 8% during the last two years. Syed Ibne Abbas hoped that the visit of LCCI delegation would be fruitful and successful in enhancing the trade between the two countries.