Tunisian envoy lauds ‘Look Africa Coverage’ of Ministry of Commerce
Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of Tunisia in Pakistan and Secretary Commerce Mohammad Younus Dagha held a gathering right here on Friday to debate bilateral commerce points and proceed forward with remaining work on Preferential Commerce Settlement. Tunisian Ambassador talked about the nice and cozy, cordial and brotherly relations between the 2 international locations and desired to make the commerce relations commensurate with the political relations. Tunisian Ambassador appreciated the “Look Africa Coverage” of Ministry of Commerce and guaranteed his full cooperation for any proposed bilateral engagements.
Mohammad Younus Dagha, Secretary Commerce warmly reciprocated the emotions of Tunisian facet and emphasised on boosting the prevailing commerce ties. Secretary Commerce emphasised the necessity for holding third assembly of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Commerce and signing of Preferential Commerce Settlement (PTA) between the 2 international locations. Request Record of Pakistan for the proposed PTA was introduced to the Ambassador. He assured to expedite the submission of Request Record by Tunisian Ministry of commerce adopted by professional stage talks. He expressed curiosity in exporting Tunisian olive oil, dates and fertilizer to Pakistan. Secretary Commerce defined that Pakistan wishes to make Tunisia, a hub for enhancing exports to North Africa beneath Look Africa Coverage, which was appreciated by the Tunisian Ambassador.
Secretary Commerce additionally shared Ministry of Commerce’s plan of holding a Single Nation Exhibition in Tunis in 2019 with the Ambassador together with go to of excessive stage officers and requested him to make sure fruitful participation of Textile enterprise delegates from Tunis within the TEXPO 2019 (11-14th April 2019 in Lahore). Tunisian Ambassador welcomed the suggestion of holding single nation exhibition in Tunis and guaranteed cooperation for making this exhibition a profitable regional occasion. Pakistan will exhibit textiles, sports activities items, rice, prescription drugs, surgical devices and so forth. within the exhibition.
Either side emphasised that as a way to translate glorious brotherly relations into significant financial and commerce cooperation, early conclusion of PTA and frequent engagements at G2G and B2B stage coupled with commerce promotional actions will probably be ensured. Either side additionally agreed on cultural exchanges/ participation of cultural troupe in main occasions in close to future.