BUSINESS

Somalia wants to strengthen trade ties with Pakistan

LAHORE: Deputy Commercial Attaché, Embassy of Somalia, Abdifitah Abdul Kadir Osman has said that Pakistan and Somalia have very strong historical relations that must be reflected in mutual trade and economic ties.

While talking to the LCCI Vice President Fahim-ur-Rehman Saigal, he called for making visa process easy and business friendly.

He invited Pakistani businessmen to step into joint ventures with their counterparts in pharmaceutical and various other sectors.

He said that first-ever made in Pakistan exhibition is planned to be held in Somalia in next year.

Speaking on the occasion, the LCCI Vice President Fahim-ur-Rehman Saigal said that the private sector of the two countries should explore ways as to how both Pakistan and Somalia can benefit from each other.

He said that Lahore Chamber has been advocating this idea that Pakistan must explore the African market for enhancing its exports.