ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Commerce Engineer Khuram Dastgir has decided to appoint local and foreign commerce experts who will assist the government to double the trade volume of the country.
Local experts include two former Governors of State bank Dr Ishrat Hussain and Shahid Kardar along with local economic analysts.
Federal Minister has asked them to assist government with their experience and expertise in increasing country’s exports volume.
Moreover, Commerce Ministry has also examined the future potential trade products and new trade routes to sell Pakistan products. After the examination of successful trade models of world some modification will be made in commerce policies.
Federal Minister said that government will utilize its all energy on marketing Pakistani products in foreign markets. He also met former Governor of State bank Shahid Kardar to seek his help in bringing foreign experts for assisting Commerce Ministry. In meeting Federal Minister has told him that Commerce Ministry has been in contact with FBR, Finance Ministry and concerned provincial institutions to assist them in efforts to increase export and trade volumes of Pakistan.
Shahid Kardar told Federal Minister that to increase trade volume we need to increase diversity of our export products and should seek Middle Eastern trade routes for our products.