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ICCI and Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative sign MoU to promote Pak-Greece bilateral trade September 21, 2017
Meeting at ICCI
 
The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make joint efforts for further improving bilateral trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Greece. Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Ms. Maria-Rubina G. Markopoulou, President, Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative signed the MoU at Chamber House. Khalid Malik Senior Vice President, ICCI and Zahid Maqbool, former President ICCI were also present at the occasion.
 
Speaking at the occasion, Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that bilateral trade between Pakistan and Greece did not reflect the actual potential of both countries, however, it could be improved by promoting connectivity between the private sectors of both countries and encouraging frequent exchange of trade delegations. He said both countries have good potential to cooperate with each other in solar energy, tourism, agriculture and infrastructure development for achieving mutually beneficial results. He hoped that the MoU would help in enhancing cooperation among businessmen of both countries leading to increased trade volume between Pakistan and Greece. 
 
Ms. Maria-Rubina G. Markopoulou, President, Greek-Pakistan Entrepreneurship Cooperation Initiative said that Pakistan and Greece needed to improve their commercial and economic relations by taking advantage of new business opportunities.   She said that olive oil was one of the major and well-known products of Greece which could get response in Pakistani market. She said that cooperation in solar energy could be one of the areas for strengthening economic relations between the two countries. She said signing of MoU was a positive development that would help in bringing the entrepreneurs of both countries closer to each other. 
 
Khalid Malik, Senior Vice President ICCI said that by signing the MoU, both organizations have agreed to make joint efforts for increasing direct connectivity and business linkages between the private sectors of Pakistan and Greece that will help in exploring new areas of mutual collaboration. He said both Parties would share with each other the information about trade fairs & exhibitions and work to facilitate exchange of trade delegations. He said both Parties would also share research studies and market information with each other for the mutual benefit of their respective members. 

 
 
 
 
   
 
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