Diversification and quality assurance very important to enhance exports; Syed Ibne Abbas tells LCCI delegation


LONDON: Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas has urged the visiting delegation of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry to maintain the quality control in production and export.

LONDON: Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas talking to business delegation of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) at the High Commission on Wednesday.

He said this to an eight-member business delegation of the LCCI who called on him at the High Commission on Wednesday.
Led by Khawaja Khawar Rashid, Senior Vice President LCCI, the delegation represented a diverse group of industries including paper, plastic, chemicals, textile and cosmetics. The members of the delegation informed the High Commissioner about their week-long visit to the UK where they visited various companies and held Business to Business meetings.
The High Commissioner emphasised on the follow up of such visits to make them result oriented. He also emphasized on diversification and quality assurance of Pakistani products to win the confidence of foreign buyers, develop brands and enhance Pakistan’s exports. During the meeting, detailed discussion on enhancing Pakistan exports to the UK was held. Problems being faced by the Pakistani business persons in obtaining UK visa also came under discussion. The High Commissioner assured the delegation to raise the matter with the UK authorities.

LONDON: Khawaja Khawar Rashid, Senior Vice President LCCI, presenting a souvenir of his chamber to High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas. Group picture taken at the occasion on Wednesday also shows the members of the delegation and Sajid Mahmood Raja, Commercial Counsellor of PHC (left).

The idea to set up a Display Centre for Pakistani exports in UK was also deliberated upon. The High Commissioner suggested to the Chambers to take the lead on that project so that Pakistani exports could be introduced in the UK in an effective way. Better coordination between the visiting business delegations and the High Commission was also agreed upon so that the Pakistani business persons could get more and more business deals.