PESHAWAR: The trade associations of Afghanistan and Pakistan have announced to hold a joint industrial exhibition in Peshawar in December 2020.
As per details, Pak-Afghan traders will be allotted 30, 30 stalls of industrial and agricultural products in the industrial exhibition. Traditional food and cultural shows will also be set up for the exhibition.
The business community of both countries expressed the hope that with the enhancement of industrial and trade ties, the relation between the business communities will be strengthened.
SAARC Chambers of Commerce Vice President Haji Ghulam Ali said the industrial exhibition, organized in cooperation with the SAARC chamber and the Pak-Afghan chamber of commerce and industry, is aimed at boosting trade activities between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The SAARC Vice President further said that the Pak-Afghan Industrial Exhibition in Peshawar would be an important milestone in bringing the business communities of both countries closer to each other.
“It is in the interest of both the countries to bring the businessmen closer as the 21st century is not of war but of trade and commerce which can put the countries on the path of development”, he added.
The industrial exhibition would boost employment Ghulam Ali said, adding that through the promotion of industry and trade would help end unemployment in both the brotherly countries. He added that good commercial ties will also bring the two countries together.
According to Afghan Commercial Attachés Mohammad Fawadarsh, products from six sectors of Afghanistan, including industry and agriculture, will be put on display and the business community affiliated to the Afghan chambers will also participate in the exhibition.
He informed that the Afghan industry minister will attend the opening ceremony of the Pak-Afghan trade exhibition.