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Zubair for enhancing trade ties with Portugal


KARACHI: There are ample opportunities to enhance trade between Pakistan and Portugal as the ties between the two countries are beneficial for the region.

These views were expressed by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair, while talking to Portuguese Ambassador Dr Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa, at the Governor House in Karachi on Sunday.
The governor also spoke of investment opportunities in the province, including energy especially wind power, agriculture, technology, infrastructure and textiles.
He said that the Portuguese investors could benefit from the conducive investment environment in the country.
The envoy informed the governor that one could learn from the Portuguese experience for the promotion of tourism.
He was of the view that because of GPS Plus status accorded to Pakistan by the European Union, the access of Pakistani textile products to the European markets would be easier.
The envoy pointed out that Portugal meets 62 percent of its energy requirement from the wind energy and was ready to assist Pakistan in this field.