Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / High powered Pakistani business delegation meets Ashwani Kumar

High powered Pakistani business delegation meets Ashwani Kumar

Apr '07
A high-powered Pakistani business delegation led by Mr. Muhammad Naser Khan, President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry called on Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Industry, here.

A part from discussing various business issues, the delegation in particular requested the Minister to ensure that the visa regime for Pakistani businessmen to visit India should become more liberal. Dr. Kumar assured that the government is committed to strengthening trade and economic ties with Pakistan and would take all steps to facilitate the same.

Dr. Kumar said that “great complementarities exist between the two countries and greater trade and cooperation in the sphere of industry would only make both economies more competitive“.

He emphasised that such visits would help to promote people to people contact would consolidate the desire and aspirations of the people of India and Pakistan to promote mutual goodwill and harmony between the two neighbours.

The Pakistani delegation was accompanied by Shri Sanjay Bhatia, President PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Two-way trade between India and Pakistan has reached a record figure of US $ 977.03 million (April-October 2006). This comprises India's exports to Pakistan valued at US $ 789.13 million and India's imports from Pakistan valued at US $ 187.90 million.

India's imports from Pakistan have been growing at a steady pace – 87% in 2005-06 and 86% in April-October (2006-07).

Press Information Bureau

Must ReadView All


E-commerce | On 19th Sep 2021

Switzerland commits $4.4 mn for UNCTAD’s e-com, digital economy work

Switzerland recently announced a contribution of $4.4 million to the...

Pic: Shutterstock/humphery

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2021

China wants to join CPTPP; Japan to consult members to respond to bid

Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao recently submitted an...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2021

Eurozone GDP recovers quicker than expected after lockdowns: EU report

The eurozone economy recovered more rapidly than considered earlier...

Interviews View All

International apparel brands, Head honchos

International apparel brands
Head honchos

Launched first collection at onset of Covid

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Multi-functional garments will be next big thing

Footwear Industry, Footwear Retailers

Footwear Industry
Footwear Retailers

Still struggling to mop up higher sales

Chendhuran Sundar,

Chendhuran Sundar

Headquartered at Singapore, Crocodile is a global fashion and lifestyle...

Barry Goodwin,

Barry Goodwin

UK based Amba Projex Ltd designs, manufactures, and installs industrial...

Shivendra Nigam,

Shivendra Nigam

Delhi-headquartered Cantabil Retail India Ltd was founded by Vijay Bansal...

Shlomzion Chen, Seevix

Shlomzion Chen

Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, which develops and manufactures synthetic...

Daniel Roxbury, University of Rhode Island

Daniel Roxbury
University of Rhode Island

Assistant professor Daniel Roxbury and former URI graduate student...

Daniel Odermatt, Ventile

Daniel Odermatt

Ventile is a registered trademark used to brand a special high-quality...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini, La Fuori

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini
La Fuori

With an active presence in US, Italy and India, clothing brand La Fuori...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

September 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

Advanced Search