FM Qureshi visits Kenya to attend first-ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference

The first-ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference will be held in Nairobi on January 30-31.


APP: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has left for a two-day visit (January 29-30) to Kenya to attend the first-ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference. The conference is a major development in Pak-Africa’s economic relations.

According to an official statement from the Foreign Office, he will be meeting top Kenyan leadership, including Cabinet Secretaries for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, African Community and Northern Corridor Development, Transport and Ports, as well as for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives during his visit.

Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference:

The first-ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference will be held in Nairobi on January 30-31. It is being jointly hosted by Ministries of Commerce and Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan.

Advisor on Commerce, Textiles, Industry, and Production, and Investments, Abdul Razzak Dawood is also accompanying Foreign Minister on the visit.

”Africa’s increasing integration and growth momentum together with Pakistan’s potential as a connectivity hub, has opened multiple avenues for a win-win collaboration. The Conference will provide a platform for G2G (Government to Government) and B2B (Business to Business) interaction”. (APP)

A total of 300 people are expected to attend the conference. Along with the members of Kenyan Cabinet, dignitaries from the other African States and Pakistani envoys in Africa will also mark their presence at the conference. A strong contingent of business-people and entrepreneurs from Pakistan will also be there, to interact with their African counterparts.

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  • Great initiative. Huge potential if trade in Africa. Currently India & China are getting benefits .

    Pakistan should also introduce major items during conference for examples
    Surgical instruments
    Software services (Big Software houses)

    I will be thankful if gov consider these things.

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