ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – September 17, 2021): Prime Minister’s Trade and Investment Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood on Thursday pledged regional economic and trade integration to improve Pakistan’s economic connectivity with the Central Asian Republics (CAR).
Addressing the Pakistan-Tajikistan business forum, Abdul Razak Dawood said, âThe goal is regional connectivity and trade. We want to follow the example of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Europe to improve intra-regional trade and connectivity. , said a press release posted here.
The adviser called on Tajikistan to start trade through seaports and Pakistan will trade through its land routes.
There are a lot of challenges and it will take time, but “we have to work together to overcome these problems,” he said.
He said Pakistan is keen to have joint ventures in the textile, pharmaceutical and logistics sectors.
Razak Dawood said: âThe private sector is the engine of growth and the main engine of economic development. I would like to tell the business community that Pakistan is committed to facilitating the entry of businessmen from both sides into the Central Asian markets by exploring all sectors. “, he added.