Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry hosts farewell dinner in honour of outgoing Ambassadors, High Commissioners

Islamabad, June 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): Zubair Ahmed Malik, President FPCCI hosted a farewell dinner in honour of the outgoing Ambassadors and High Commissioners who have completed their term in Pakistan.

Ambassadors, High Commissioners and diplomats of USA, Japan, Denmark, Kenya, India, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Brazil, Sudan, Nigeria, Algeria, Jordan, Azerbaijan, and other countries were present on the occasion.

Besides, leaders of the business community, politicians, former and serving top government officials and people representing other walks of life were also present at the well-attended gathering.

Speaking on the occasion, Zubair Ahmed Malik said that all the outgoing Ambassadors and High Commissioners have worked dedicatedly to bring Pakistan closer to their respective countries.

Business community acknowledges your devotion and sincere efforts to broaden bilateral ties by creating opportunities for trade and business, he said.

Zubair Ahmed Malik said, “I hope you successors will help improve already cordial relations and work for enhanced economic cooperation while keeping relations with the local business community intact.”

Advocating relationship on sustained upward trajectory, the national business leader said that we should use trade as the engine for enhanced bilateral partnership. Malik praised the diplomats for their dedicated work in helping improved ties.

Speaking on the occasion, Ambassadors and High Commissioners congratulated Pakistan on successful elections and peaceful transition.

The Ambassadors said that Pakistan has all the resources, skills and leadership to become a developed nation soon. They hoped that dynamic people of Pakistan will soon overcome all challenges to bring the country out of the different problems confronting it.

The envoys assured that their countries would continue to cooperate with Pakistan and serve its interests in best possible way. “Our countries will continue to strive for broad-based relationship, focusing on people-to-people contact and promoting trade and development,” they pledged.

The said that Pakistan is a beautiful, dynamic and robust country with great potential and its people are friendly as well as hospitable; here we felt at home and learned a lot.

For more information, contact:
Syed Masood Alam Rizvi
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: 0092-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +9221 3587 4332
Email: info@fpcci.com.pk
URL: www.fpcci.com.pk