Islamabad, August 8, 2023 _ "Even in the most difficult economic conditions we can find opportunities to strengthen bilateral relations and in particular, the articulation between small and medium enterprises of Cuba and Pakistan," said Ambassador Zéner Caro today during a working visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industries (ICSTSI).
In a meeting with about twenty representatives of small businessmen and traders of the Pakistani capital, the head of the Cuban diplomatic mission explained some of the main characteristics of the commercial and business environment of the island, with emphasis on the relevance that medium and small enterprises have been gaining in the Cuban business network in recent years.
For his part, Mr. Sajjad Sarwar, president of ICSTSI, referred to the vital role of small and medium-sized enterprises in the functioning of the Pakistani economy and urged those present to identify specific sectors and companies that could be linked with Cuban counterparts to boost direct trade between the two nations.
The Islamabad Chamber of Small Industries and Commerce represents more than sixty thousand small businessmen and about two thousand small and medium industries in the city. (EMBACUBA PAKISTAN)