Japan to provide technical, financial assistance to promote SMEs

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ISLAMABAD: Japan will provide technical and financial assistance to promote Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to boost the export-oriented cottage industries of Sialkot.

This was stated by the Embassy of Japan’s Economic Counsellor, Yuji Tokita during his visit to the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

He said that Japan intends to boost mutual trade ties with Pakistan. He stressed the need for making collective efforts to further strengthen mutual trade ties between Pakistan and Japan.

The Japanese envoy said that strong Business-to-Business (B2B) contacts would be promoted between both countries through the Pakistan-Japan Business Forum.

SCCI President Khawaja Masud Akhtar showed keen interest to have some MoUs between
Tokyo, Osaka, and SCCI for the promotion of mutual bilateral trade.