H.E. Prof. Julius Kibet Bitok, High Commissioner of Kenya visited FPCCI and met Mr. Irfan Ahmed Sarwana, Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry and discussed matters related to enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations between Pakistan and Kenya.
While welcoming the High Commissioner, Mr. Irfan Sarwana briefly informed the activities of FPCCI in promoting the bilateral relations and stated that Pakistan is very much to strengthen trade ties and exploring new bilateral trade prospects as huge potential to further enhance bilateral trade relations exist between the two countries. Both countries are enjoying diplomatic relations since 1960s and bilateral trade between both countries is growing steadily and stood at US$ 628 million which is in favor of Kenya, he added. Pakistan imports 40 percent of its tea requirement from Kenya; which is the third largest after Egypt and UK. Mr. Sarwana emphasized on the need of exchange of trade delegations and holding of exhibitions for displaying their products on reciprocal basis.
H.E. Prof. Julius Kibet Bitok, High Commissioner of Kenya thanks to M. Sarwana VP FPCCI for inviting him and welcome and agreed to hold exhibitions to attracts buyers for exploring markets of new products. He further said that there is no restriction on any Pakistani national to visit Kenya as they have very liberal policy to issue visa on arrival at the airport. His Excellency extended open invitation to members to visit Kenya. While concluding Mr. Sarwana thanked the High Commission for sparing time to visit FPCCI out of his understandable busy schedule.
Caption Picture:Mr. Irfan Ahmed Sarwana, Vice President FPCCI is Presenting FPCCI Crest to H.E. Prof. Julius Kibet Bitok, High Commissioner of Kenya, Mr. Al Hajj Dhani Bukhsh Memon, Vice President FPCCI, Mr. Guzar Firoz, Mr. Maher Alam Khan, Acting Secretary General FPCCI and others also seen in the picture