LCCI terms back-to-back chines visits good omen for economy.


LAHORE -- Back to back visits of Chinese trade delegations showed growing interest of Chinese investors in Pakistan.These views were expressed by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh while talking to a delegation of Chinese investors on Friday. The Chinese delegation was accompanied by Senator Mian Ateeq ur Rehman while Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar and Vice President Mian Zahid Jawaid Ahmad and Yang Yong also spoke on the occasion. Executive Committee members Harris Attique, Fiaz Haider, Zeeshan Sohail Malik, Dr Riaz Ahmad, Rana Nisar Ahmad, Arshad Khan, Atif Ikram and Haji Asif Sehar were present in the meeting.

Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that China was acting as economic booster for Pakistan in true sense of words. He was of the view that Chinese investment and cooperation for building dams in Pakistan could be game changer as agriculture sector was starving for water and industrial sector was in a dire need of cheap electricity.

'Pakistan is looking for foreign investors and buyers especially from China. It will not be wrong to say that at present it is the most appropriate time and environment where both countries can add a new dimension to their bilateral ties', he added. He said that LCCI hosted important trade missions from different parts of China during the last few months. Frequent visits of Chinese delegation to explore trade and investment opportunities were enough to prove that...

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