ISLAMABAD : Stage is set for high level SAARC Chamber 73
rd Executive Committee and 22nd General Assembly meetings of the South
Asian Association for Regional Cooperation’s Chamber of Commerce and
Industry here on Tuesday (today).
Talking to media here on Monday, Vice President of SAARC Chamber’s Pakistan
chapter Iftikhar Ali Malik said that both meetings will be chaired by the
SAARC Chamber President Suraj Vaidya separately.
Vice presidents from member countries, including India, Sri Lanka,
Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldive, Bhutan and Pakistan along with
their delegations will attend the meetings.
“The meetings will finalise chamber’s proposed initiatives to be undertaken
in the current year, while the formation of a China business council will
also be approved unanimously after taking all the stakeholders into
confidence,” he added.
The Industry officials have been emphasising that enhancement of regional
connectivity through the spill-over benefits of China-Pakistan Economic
Corridor (CPEC) can greatly benefit the SAARC members in terms of trade.