Pakistan wants to increase African trade via Kenya, says Pervaiz

KARACHI – Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik on Wednesday said that Pakistan wants to increase trade and economic cooperation with Kenya as it is the gateway to many African counties, where there is big demand for Pakistani goods.

In search of new potential markets, Pakistan had already launched ‘ Look to Africa’ initiative in November 2017. Pakistan and Kenya Joint Ministerial Committee has been formed with this objective, he said while speaking at the first session of two-day ‘Kenya Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference’ here.

Led by Kenyan Cabinet Secretary, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Dr Monica Jumma, the delegation included senior officers of trade related departments of Kenya and representatives of its private sector. The minister said it was common…

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