'Swiss companies keen to explore investment opportunities'
ISLAMABAD: Swiss companies were doing successful business in various sectors of Pakistan’s economy and more were interested to explore as they considered it a promising country for business and investment said Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Switzerland Roger M Kull.
Talking to businessmen here at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Friday, Kull said Pakistan was making good economic progress and entrepreneurs of both countries had to work together to take bilateral trade to higher levels. He said that Pakistan with a population of over 190 million people held great opportunities and Swiss investors would like to exploit its untapped potential.
Further, he added that 70 per cent of Swiss economy was comprised of small medium enterprises (SMEs) and there was good scope for both countries to strengthen cooperation between their SMEs for achieving mutually beneficial outcomes. He said Pakistani businessmen should visit Switzerland to establish business linkages and explore business collaborations. Swiss Business Council and Switzerland Embassy in Pakistan could facilitate Pakistani businessmen in making direct contacts with Swiss counterparts, he cited.