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South African Higher Commissioner visits FWCCI

FAISALABAD, NOV 9 /DNA/ – Receding of Corona has opened new avenues of trade and investment in different countries and Pakistan and South Africa must exploit these opportunities with focus on the promotion of tourism in both the countries, said M. Madikiza, Higher Commissioner of South Africa. He was addressing female entrepreneurs in Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He appreciated the ‘Look Africa’ policy of Pakistan and said that Pakistani women entrepreneurs should also collaborate with their female trade partners in my country. He said that no doubt Pakistan has expertise in textile but non traditional markets have more potential and our focus should be on these markets in order to promote non- traditional export items.. He said that both the countries have excellent natural beauty from beaches to the snow cloud hills and we should concentrate on exploiting this untapped potential.

Mrs. Nighat Shahid, President Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FWCCI) explained her roadmap and said that she like to send a delegation of female entrepreneurs to directly interact with females of that country and explore new opportunities for the promotion of bilateral trade. She was optimistic that High Commissioner will extend a helping hand in sending a female trade delegation to South Africa in the near future. She also told that she has special focus on Women Entrepreneurship Development and we have organized  All Pakistan Women Chambers Presidents Conference on ‘Women empowerment’ on 15 th Nov, 2021 in Faisalabad Mrs. Farhat Nisar, VP offered vote of thanks while Mrs. Sobia Aqeel, SVP Mrs. Shama Ahmad, Executive Committee Member and others were present on the occasion.

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