Islamabad, February 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): “After almost a year of Covid-19 Pandemic, opening of Gulf food 2021 is a good news for world trade in general and food Industry in particular. It is indeed a commendable step of UAE Government that will give boost to world economies after a year of slow down”, said HE Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai. He was speaking at the inauguration of Pakistan Pavilion at 26th Edition of Gulf food 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre on Sunday, says a press release received from Dubai here today. The Consul General said that Pakistan is participating in this event with more than 60 companies and wide variety of products in Food and Beverages.
Keeping in view Covid 19 situation, this participation is encouraging, he added. Talking about trade with UAE in Food sector, Consul General said that Pakistani Food Companies are already doing good business with UAE. Food sector contributes almost 20% of Pakistan’s export to UAE. This event will further enhance bilateral trade between two countries and also provide a platform to connect with buyers from other countries.
After inaugurating Pakistan Pavilion, HE Ahmed Amjad Ali, visited different stalls at the Gulf Expo 2021 and interacted with the Exhibitors. Exhibitors appreciated Covid safety protocols at the Venue and expressed hopes that their B2B meetings with buyers will help enhance Pakistan’s food exports to this region.
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