The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Islamabad visits the Pakistan Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)

At the invitation of the President of the Pakistani Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Muhammad Shoaib, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Islamabad, H.E. Mr. Hamid Abbas Lafta, visited, on December 15, 2021, the “Gujranwala Business Exhibition” organized by the Gujranwala Business Center (GBC) accompanied by him a number of embassy staff.

Mr. Shoaib gave a briefing about the Chamber’s business and projects, as this chamber is the fourth largest independent and organized network that supports more than (21,000) small and medium businesses in Pakistan.

The President of the Chamber of Commerce expressed the desire of companies and businessmen in Gujranwala in particular to enhance prospects for cooperation with Iraq in the field of trade and industry of all kinds and fields (ceramics, textiles, cooking tools, agriculture, paper, rice, medical equipment and medicines, steel, iron and aluminum), and inquired about the investment and commercial opportunities available in Iraq, and about the guarantees and banking facilities that Iraqi banks provide to the foreign investors.

The Ambassador assured that the Iraqi market is open to all countries and import best quality and efficient goods, and that Iraq is looking forward to greater cooperation with Pakistan in the field of trade and investment of all kinds.