ISLAMABAD (MEDIA REPORT)

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) and the Pakistan Iran Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PIJCCI) to enhance trilateral economic and social ties across the border, Iranian state-run media reported on Wednesday.

The signing ceremony was attended by executive members from both the chambers and was executed by Junaid Makda, the president of PAJCCI, Ijaz ul Haq the patron-in-chief of PIJCCI and Wali Muhammad, the president of PIJCCI.

The document called for establishing a joint coordination committee between both the chambers comprising of three members each along with secretaries of the respective chambers which will suggest and work for the betterment of trade and implement the effective strategies for regional integration.

It was also agreed to organize an exhibition for the business community of the three countries.

Additionally, it was decided to hold the next meeting of the committee in Peshawar followed by Quetta to cover stakeholders across the country.

Chairman PAJCCI Zubair Motiwala expressed his gratification and extended the invitation to all other chambers and trade bodies to enter the same fold for nourishing collaborative efforts for the overall benefit of the country.