Pakistan hosts trade show in Montreal

Staff Report
Sunday, 17 December 2017
MONTREAL (Canada): Pakistan high commissioner to Canada Tariq Azim Khan, hosting a trade show on Saturday exhibiting Pakistani export quality products, said, “Pakistan has a strong industrial base of products, which are exported globally as well as in growing volume into Canada;” an official statement said.

According to detail, the trade show was organised at a large scale in which 32 Pakistani companies, representing goods and services, exhibited their products including textiles, carpets, surgical instruments, handicrafts, sporting goods, leather, jewellery, food and basmati rice etc., three restaurants entertained the visitors with Pakistani cuisine.

A large number of businesses as well as the general public visited the booths and highly appreciated the fine quality of Pakistani products.

Later, a seminar was organized by Pakistan Canada business chamber (PCBC) to educate the Pakistani exhibitors about the import laws and regulations and certifications required for entry of their products into the Canadian market.

The visitors highly appreciated the initiative taken by PCBC for promotion of Pakistani products that will deepen the trade ties between Pakistan and Canada.

Khan said that Pakistan’s economy is growing at over 5 percent rate coupled with friendly investment policies, it is expected to become the 20th biggest economy of the world by 2030.

He noted that during the last two years the bilateral trade volume between the two countries has doubled.

Khan, accompanied by Muhammad Aamer, Consul General of Pakistan in Montreal and PCBC Directors visited all booths.