Embassy of Pakistan
Istanbul, 15 June 2022
Minister BOI meets with Turkey-Pakistan Business Council
Chaudhary Salik Hussain, Federal Minister for Board of Investment (BOI) and Special Initiatives met with Türkiye-Pakistan Business Council of DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board of Türkiye) at Istanbul today.
President of the Türkiye-Pakistan Business Council, Mr. Cengiz Ozdemir and representatives of various Turkish business groups received the Minister and the accompanying delegation.
The Minister interacted with the Turkish business groups and appreciated their keen interest and recommendations and proposals to deepen trade and economic linkages between two brotherly countries. The meeting also discussed ways and means to achieve the target set by the both countries to take bilateral trade to USD 5 billion in next three years.
The Minister’s meeting with DEİK also provided a useful opportunity to follow-up on actions and decisions taken during the visit of the Prime Minister to Turkey from 31 May – 2 June 2022. Minister BOI assured the participants the Government’s resolve and commitment to facilitate businesses and investors in Pakistan.
Federal Minister BOI is in Istanbul to participate in the D-8 Investment Conference, being held on 16 June 2022, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the D-8 Organization.