Islamabad, January 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): World’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq Stock Market has congratulated the leadership of the U.S. Pakistan International Chamber of Commerce (USPICC) for opening its overseas office in Islamabad. The development came after the Chairman of USPICC M. Siddique Sheikh recently appointed Muhammad Ahmed as President of Pakistan Chapter while Malik Sohail Hussain has been appointed as Secretary-General.
In a statement issued here today, both the leaders appreciated the great honour by Nasdaq, having about USD 22 trillion market capitalization of its listed companies. Both the leaders expressed strong commitment to play a role in building and expanding strong commercial ties between the US and Pakistan from the USPICC’s platform. The US is one of the largest trading partners of Pakistan and USPICC’s key mission is to facilitate expanding this relationship in various fields and sectors.
Muhammad Ahmed and Malik Sohail also congratulated ratification of Joe Biden’s victory and hoped that he will play his role in strengthening the relationship between US and Pakistan. Further, they hope that he will help reduce conflicts and miseries around the world. They expressed hope that the global situation of human rights, trade and political disputes and peace would improve under Biden administration, while the world may unite to tackle the pandemic and its impact of the world.
Our leadership should also try its best to promote Pakistan’s interest in the expected change in the global political environment so that the economy can progress as Joe Biden is set to take an oath as the new president of the United States on January 20th. We will try best to promote the interests of the business community of both the countries and serve Pakistani business community to find opportunities in the US market, they said.
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US-Pakistan International Chamber of Commerce (USPICC)
Former Chairman Coordination FPCCI
Former Chairman Coordination SAARC Chamber
Chief Coordinator United Business Group
Former SVP, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce