QUETTA   -  Honorary Consul General of Japan for Balochistan Syed Nadeem Alam Shah on Tues­day said the role of Quetta Chamber of Commerce and In­dustries (QCCI) was pivotal for the uplift of trade industry and boost in the economic activi­ties in Balochistan.

He also urged QCCI to uti­lise its full energies to increase trade relations with Japan. 

Honorary CG of Japan ex­pressed these views during his visit to QCCI here. President QCCI Fidah Hussain Dashti and other office bearers were also present on the occasion. 

Addressing the gathering, the honorary consul general stressed that there were vast opportunities to promote bi­lateral trade relations between Pakistan and Japan. 

He said that Japan was a pro­ducer of modern motor vehicles, electrical appliances, machinery equipment, steel and non-fer­rous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles and processed food and was a world leader in terms of modern technology. 

“Pakistan and Japan have been enjoying excellent trade rela­tions since 1952,” Syed Nadeem Shah highlighted, adding that it was reflected in the fact that more than 100 Japanese compa­nies are successfully doing busi­ness in Pakistan. 

While lauding the construc­tive role of QCCI in Balochistan, he said, “The officials of QCCI always prioritise the interests of the business community.”