Saudi Consulate to facilitate KCCI recommended business visas (The Balochistan Times (Pakistan))

Consul General Saudi Arabia in Karachi, Mohammad Abdullah Abdul Daim has assured a delegation of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) that the Saudi Consulate will try to facilitate issuance of business visas recommended by KCCI.
This would help promote trade and commercial ties between the two countries, the Consul General said while talking to a KCCI delegation who called on him in his office. The delegation included President KCCI Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra, Senior Vice President KCCI Mohammad Ibrahim Kasumbi, Vice President KCCI Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan and Chairman of Diplomatic Missions and Embassies’ Liaison SubCommittee KCCI, Mohammad Naeem Sharif, said a KCCI statement here on Thursday.
President KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra stressed the need to focus on devising a strategy to bring business communities of the two countries closer and seek ways and means about how to improve trade ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
He was of the opinion that overall climate of doing business in Karachi has improved significantly and was likely to improve further in the days ahead.
The Saudi businessmen and industrialist will surely have a winwin situation as the investment policy of the government guarantees 100 percent repatriation of investment to foreign investors, he added.
He also emphasised on frequent exchange of trade delegations and promoting exhibitions in both countries with a view to not only raise awareness about the products and services but also bring the business communities closer.
Seeking participation of Saudi businessmen and industrialists in KCCI’s forthcoming ’12th My Karachi : Oasis of Harmony’ exhibition 2015, President KCCI briefed the Saudi Consul General about this mega trade event scheduled to be organised at the Karachi Expo Center from April 10 to 12, 2015.
He said that the exhibition would provide a perfect opportunity to Saudi business community to enhance business ties with their Pakistani counterparts by holding businesstobusiness meetings on the sidelines of the exhibition which was likely to attract 800,000 visitors this year.