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FPCCI signs partnership agreement with Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Pak-UK Business Council of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) organized a Partnership Collaboration Agreement Signing Ceremony with Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce (GMCC).  

The Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce has more than 5,000 registered British Businesses based out of the Greater Manchester region of the UK. The agreement is the first of its kind which aims at increasing the business partnership, increasing bilateral trade, making mutually beneficial corporate activities, modernizing trade marketing practices, and accelerating the pace of bilateral investment and new ventures.  

Mr. Imran Khalil Naseer, the Chairman of Pak-UK Business Council briefed the participants of the virtual meeting on the benefit of signing this great agreement. He told that there would be joint events between businesses on both sides and the first such event would be held in May 2021. The focus of that event would be to explore the opportunities, present in Pakistan for British businesses. The same sort of event would be organized by GMCC.  

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The CEO of Great Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Clive Memmott said that this agreement would quickly deliver tangible support and assistance to businesses in Pakistan and Greater Manchester region. Mr. Nasser Hayatt Maggo, the President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed his desire to strengthen the business relationship between Pakistan and United Kingdom through such a high-level agreement.  

Meanwhile, Tariq Wazir, the Counsel General, welcomed the agreement greatly. Muhammad Akhtar, the trade and investment Attaché, Consulate General of Pakistan Manchester also attended the meeting.   

The meeting was virtually attended by businesses from Greater Manchester and Northeast regions of United Kingdom, Member of DIT (UK),  Greater Manchester Combined Local Authority officials, member of Manchester Inward Investment Agency, Business Growth Hub, CEO of Pak-Britain Business Council, member of SME Centre of Excellence, Directors of Pak-UK Businesses Council and members of KBC. 

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