Pakistan’s Ambassador to Cambodia Zaheerudin Babar Thaheem has urged Pakistani traders to take advantages of the vast business opportunities with Cambodia.
Addressing the business community at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday, he assured them for all possible cooperation in this regard.
He said that Cambodia imported most of its goods from abroad to meet its needs, so Pakistan could export a number of products to Cambodia including textiles, garments, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals.
Zaheeruddin said that the Cambodian private sector is keen to promote business relations with Pakistan.
According to OEC World, the trade volume between Cambodia and Pakistan in 2019 was more than $48 million, of which Cambodia exported only about US $1.2 million to Pakistan.
Diplomatic relations between Cambodia and Pakistan began on 28 May 1952 and have lasted for 70 years. Pakistan has its embassy in Phnom Penh, while Cambodia has an honorary consulate in Lahore, Pakistan.
2022 marks the 70 years of Pakistan-Cambodia relations. Foreign relations between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Kingdom of Cambodia are referred to as Cambodia–Pakistan ties. Pakistan has an embassy in Phnom Penh, while Cambodia has an honorary consulate in Lahore. Radio Pakistan
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Zaheerudin Babar urges traders to take advantage of business opportunities in Cambodia