RAWALPINDI – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) is going to organise a CPEC Business Opportunities Conference in Beijing, China from January 29 to February 2.
The event will be attended by 200 businessmen from both the countries. This was stated by RCCI President Zahid Latif Khan after meeting with Overseas Chinese Association of Pakistan (OCAP) President Chen Zong Dong on Sunday. Giving details, Zahid said the conference will provide an ideal platform for Pakistani businesses to identify and engage in joint ventures, technology transfer, mergers & acquisition, and other cooperation opportunities with Chinese companies mainly under the ambit of CPEC . “The conference will organise dialogue of Leaders of Business Community with representatives of government(s) to know their perspectives of CPEC ,” he added.
The RCCI chief said the conference will pave the way in bridging the gap between business communities of Pakistan and China and create new business opportunities RCCI will also facilitate MoU signings between the respective companies at the conference , he added.
On the occasion, Chen lauded the RCCI’s efforts in facilitating traders and promoting trade activities in the country. He said this conference would serve as a platform to strengthen the linkages between the trader communities of both the countries. This will also create and strengthen a network of public-private sectors of Pakistan and China and this will be a forum for the Chinese businessmen who were looking forward to penetrate in Pakistani markets under the umbrella of CPEC , he further added.
The five-day conference aimed at monitoring the developments with an eye towards ensuring that business related policies between Pakistan and China , including the areas of industrialisation, exports, trade relations, foreign investment, energy sector are business-friendly and contribute toward strengthening the Public-Private sector.