APBF Meeting With EU Ambassador
Sep 18, 2020
APBF applauds E. U. Ambassador H. E. Androulla Kaminara for her efforts to support Pakistan during and post COVID-19. President APBF Syed Maaz Mahmood and Secretary-General Mr. Khurram Niaz Khan had an interactive meeting with E. U. Ambassador H.E. Androulla Kaminara at E. U. Embassy in Islamabad.
APBF President Syed Maaz Mahmood appreciated European Union Ambassador H.E. Androulla Kaminara for her great efforts to support Pakistan at every level in a short span of one year that is a great achievement for E. U. and Pakistan.
The area of discussion was to increase bilateral trade between Pakistan and E. U. countries, skills workforce development and job placements, Joint Ventures, Technology Transfer and challenges due to unemployment with its solution during and post Covid 19. H. E. E. U. Ambassador and APBF intend to support each other on the upcoming projects that lead to economic prosperity along with job creation for local unemployed and overseas unemployed returnees to Pakistan.
Also, APBF and EU have agreed to work on Women Entrepreneurship, SMEs, freelance IT resource along other projects.
APBF Secretary-General Mr. Khurram Niaz Khan said that the professional and prompt support of E. U. Ambassador has brought a positive impact on the relationship between Pakistan and E. U. that has strengthened the ties.
Her Excellency Androulla Kamina also appreciated the efforts of APBF for a prosperous Pakistan and said that E. U. also supports the initiatives taken by the business community of Pakistan.
H. E. emphasized the need for awareness to get the opportunity for Pakistan businesses to increase business share in E. U. countries as Pakistan is fully capable of doing this. APBF informed H. E. E. U. Ambassador of its upcoming event that is subject to the betterment of the situation of COVID-19. CPEC Business opportunities for E. U. countries were also discussed.