Iranian businessmen ready for joint ventures.

LAHORE -- An Iranian delegation Monday visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to explore possibilities

of joint ventures (JVs) between private sector of the two countries in iron and steel, home textiles, dried fruits, livestock, healthcare products, cables, construction, confectionery, foodstuffs and other sectors of the economy.

LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz presented the address of welcome while Vice President Haris Ateeq, former Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa, EC members Mian Ateequr Rehman, Chaudhry Wajid, Shamim Akhter, Shahzad Butt and Ali Afzal, former EC members Aqib Asif, Fiaz Haider, Hafi Asif Sehar and

Kamal Mahmood Amjad Mian also spoke on the occasion.

Head of the delegation Saeed Manawi said that in order to increase the two-way trade volume, we must

ensure the timely exchange of trade and investment related information about each other's markets. He said

that Pakistan and Iran have deep fraternal relations and therefore these relations should be reflected in the

trade as well. He said that both countries are resource-rich and there is a lot of scope to boost mutual trade

and economic ties.

LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz Chan said that the importance of such interaction is hard to

be measured. It provides a unique opportunity to directly interact with each other which consequently leads

to strengthening of long lasting trade and economic relations.

He said that Pakistan and Iran share deep religious, historic and cultural bond. He said, "We proudly

recognize our bilateral relations with Iran as time-tested and based on good faith."

He said that the LCCI Presidnt Mian Nauman Kabir led a Trade Delegation to Iran in February 2022. The delegation had great interactions with the key representatives of public and private sectors in Tehran,

Mashhad and Esfahan. "It was a great experience altogether and I am very happy to receive the Iranian counterparts in Lahore Chamber today," he added.

He said the people of Iran take great pride while expressing their feelings and thoughts about their homeland. Iran's roots as a distinctive culture and society date back to the Achaemenian period, which began in 550 BC. Iran was a culturally diverse society, and inter-ethnic relations are generally amicable. It has a long history

of scholarship that has created a rich culture of art, literature, poetry, music...

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