The Italian Trade Commission has reopened their office in Pakistan after a hiatus of three years. This measure has been highly appreciated by the business community of Pakistan as well as their Italian counterparts.
According to Dr. Gianluca Rubagotti, the Consul General of Italy the visit of the President of Italian Trade Agency ICE-ITA, who was impressed with the trade opportunities between Italy and Pakistan paved the way for reopening of the Italian Trade Commission three years after it was closed in 2013. Dr. Rubagotti mentioned that the Italian Government has now an operational arm in Pakistan to help in the projection and promotion of Italian trade interests in Pakistan. The Italian Trade Commission will strive to elevate Pakistan – Italy trade and business to new heights.
Dr. Gianpaolo Bruno, Italian Trade Commissioner to Pakistan said, the Italian industrialists have been enjoying good trade relations with their Pakistani counterparts for the past many decades, particularly the businessmen and industrialists of Pakistan, but there is a need to further improve the ties by focusing on enhancing interaction and undertaking trade promotional initiatives.
He said the Italian Trade Commission is the body whose duty it is to develop, facilitate and promote the economic and commercial relations of Italy with other countries, with particular emphasis on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses and their consortium.
Dr. Bruno added that the Italian Trade Commission has reopened in Pakistan after a hiatus of three years in the premises of Consulate of Italy. The senior and well known personality in business circles of both countries Eng. A. R. Daudpota has joined back ICE/ITA Pakistan as Deputy Trade Commissioner. The office will work under directorial of ICE/ITA – Dubai.
Here it’s necessary to add, that Dr. Gianpaolo Bruno is responsible for offices of UAE, Oman and Pakistan.