Thursday, November 20, 2014 – Karachi—Deputy Director General of Yunnan International Expositions Bureau, Mr. Wang Guoping has offered 100 free booths to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) at 2nd China-South Asia Expo and 22nd China Import & Export Fair scheduled to be organized from June 6 to June 10, 2014. The offer was given by the Deputy Director General of Yunnan International Expositions Bureau during a meeting with a KCCI delegation held here in a local hotel. KCCI delegation comprised of Senior Vice Chairman Businessmen Group & Former President KCCI, Anjum Nisar, President KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra, Former President KCCI, Haroon Agar, Former Senior Vice President Shamim Ahmed Firpo, KCCI Managing Committee members Asif Nisar, Faisal Mukhtar, Yaqoob Warind and Sheikh Ashfaq Ahmed.
Vice Consul General of Consulate General of China in Karachi, Mr. Mu Yongpeng, Deputy Director of Yunnan International Expositions Bureau, Mr. Tan Yun and representatives of People’s Government of Yunnan province, Mr. Zhou Lin and Mr. Zhuang Zhanchuan were also present at the meeting. Deputy Director General of Yunnan International Expositions Bureau, while seeking KCCI’s support in promoting these exhibitions amongst the business community of Karachi, asked KCCI to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening cooperation with Yunnan International Expositions Bureau.
He informed that 2nd China-South Asia Expo will carry forward its objective of promoting all-round cooperation and development between China and South Asia while its theme will be focused on expanding trade in services, boosting investment-centered cooperation, accelerating inter-connectivity, and jointly constructing economic corridors. Similarly, the 22nd Kunming Fair will adhere to the theme of inter-connectivity, cooperation and win-win, he said, adding that Kunming Fair has become an international business platform featuring business negotiations, commodity exhibition, investment cooperation, service trade and E-business etc.
While welcoming the offer of 100 free booths to Karachi Chamber, President KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra assured that the Karachi Chamber will utilize all available channels to promote these two major exhibitions in China in order to ensure participation of maximum number of businessmen and industrialists in these events which would surely provide a perfect opportunity to promote Pakistan products and services, strengthen business ties and enhance Pakistan’s export share in the Chinese markets. He advised the organizers to facilitate KCCI for establishing a dedicated Pakistan’s Pavilion at the exhibitions.
President KCCI also invited the Chinese delegation to participate in Karachi Chamber’s 12th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony exhibition scheduled to be organized from April 10th to April 12th, 2014 at Karachi Expo Center which would not only give them an opportunity to closely witness Pakistani products and services but it will also be a perfect platform to promote 2nd China-South Asia Expo and 22nd China Import & Export Fair amongst thousands of visitors and exhibitors of My Karachi Exhibition.