SHANGHAI: President Mamnoon Hussain has called upon the business community of Karachi and Shanghai to play its active role in bolstering Pak-China bilateral trade volume from the current over $12 billion to $15 billion by 2015.
The President said this during his meeting with the Communist Party Secretary Shanghai Mr. Hang Zheng in Shanghai on Saturday.
The President expressed belief that with active involvement of the businessmen and entrepreneurs from Shanghai and Karachi‚ the trade target of $15 billion set by the two countries can easily be achieved.
He said that fruitful discussions with the Chinese leadership during his visit would help further deepen bilateral trade and economic cooperation.
Speaking at the occasion‚ the Communist Party Secretary assured that Shanghai will contribute to the development of Pak-China Economic Corridor and bilateral trade and investment.
He also lauded the role of leadership of the two countries for anchoring relations between the two countries on sold foundations. The President later left Shanghai for Islamabad