Karachi: The Consul General of Iran, Hossein Bani Assad in a farewell organized for him by Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Tuesday said, that he regretted the non-cooperative attitude of his Pakistani counterparts which was creating impediments in regard to bilateral trade between both the countries.
He said that Iran was willing to engage with Pakistani businessman and was ready to work on banking cooperation, but the lackadaisical attitude of the authorities wasn’t helping matters. Assad added that it was of paramount importance for Pakistani businessman and high-ups to work actively for advancement of trade between Iran and Pakistan.
Assad stressed that the first step for advancement of trade required interaction of the business community from both the countries. Consul General went onto mention that the trade volume between the two countries hadn’t reached its actual potential. He highlighted that chambers of commerce from both nations needed to hold exhibitions and exchange trade delegations to facilitate the improvement in bilateral trade.