SIALKOT: The Ambassador of Turkey in Pakistan Mr. Sadiq Babur Girgin has said that Turkey is ready to provide easy access to Sialkot-Pakistan exporters to European and Central Asian countries through Istanbul-Turkey, besides, removing all the hurdles, as the Istanbul-Turkey can be a gateway for Pakistan,
He stated this while addressing the participants of a special ceremony held at a local hotel under the auspices of Turkish Embassy in Pakistan to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey.
Chief Gust of the event Turkish Ambassador vowed to make all out sincere efforts to promote and strengthen trade, cultural friendly relations between both the brotherly countries.
Turkish Ambassador added that Turkish economy was fifteen fastest growing of the world and my country would ensure easy access of Sialkot-Pakistan to the European and Central Asian Countries through Istanbul-Turkey being a gateway.
Earlier, talking to the several leading exporters and industrialists , the Turkish Ambassador disclosed that the several Turkish companies were showing keen interest in establishing joint ventures with Sialkot based exporters and industrialists in different trade fields including surgical, sports goods and leather goods.
He assured his full cooperation regarding establishing and promoting the business-to-business contacts, strong close trade liaisons between the chambers of commerce and industry Sialkot-Pakistan and Istanbul and Ankara-Turkey . He pledged that the sincere efforts would be made to ensure the regular exchange of mutual trade delegations between Pakistan and Turkey.
Later, Turkish Ambassador also visited Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). He discussed in detail the matters of mutual interest with SCCI cabinet.
Turkish Ambassador disclosed that several Turkish companies were also showing keen interest to ensure the direct imports of Sialkot-made surgical instruments, sports gears and leather goods direct from Sialkot instead of importing these world class products from the other European companies on high prices, He said the direct imports products from Sialkot would be comparatively very cheaper.