Houston commerce delegation to go to Karachi



The mayor of Houston (Texas, america) has expressed the need to convey a commerce delegation to Karachi in September 2022, which is able to maintain conferences with authorities officers and native commerce our bodies, revealed Houston-Karachi Sister Metropolis Affiliation (HKSCA) President Saeed Sheikh.

In a gathering with office-bearers of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Business (KCCI) on Tuesday, he voiced hope that the go to of high-profile delegates can be useful for the enterprise group.

He mentioned that the affiliation was trying ahead to facilitating the signing of a memorandum of understanding or memorandum of cooperation between the Houston Port and Karachi Port Belief in order that enterprise communities of the 2 cities might be supplied with quite a few services together with warehouses at ports.

He confused the necessity for making collective efforts to additional strengthen the prevailing commerce and funding ties between the enterprise communities of Houston and Karachi.

Sheikh emphasised the necessity to discover new avenues of commerce and funding cooperation, encourage business-to-business and people-to-people interactions together with organising commerce promotion actions together with the visits of delegations and exhibitions in each cities. Advising Karachi’s enterprise group to enhance ties and maintain follow-up conferences with the Better Houston Partnership (GHP), he talked about that GHP “is the strongest commerce physique within the US, as company workplaces of greater than 500 companies are based mostly in Houston”.

In 2012, GHP, KCCI and HKSCA signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate mutual curiosity within the fields of export/ import, funding/ enterprise local weather and different industrial actions, he talked about.

“We have to enhance connectivity between the KCCI and GHP by successfully utilising the vital memorandum of understanding,” he added. Responding to the intention of KCCI president to ship a delegation to Houston this yr, Sheikh assured him that the delegation can be totally facilitated by organising most variety of commerce promotion actions and conferences.

Revealed in The Categorical Tribune, February 23rd, 2022.

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