Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood urged Pakistani rice exporters to benefit from Iran market.
Dawood made the remarks in a meeting with a delegation of Pakistan’s Rice Exporters Association today on Thursday.
During the meeting, Dawood vowed to increase rice exports from the current $2 billion to $5 billion in upcoming five years.
Earlier Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani during his recent visit to Pakistan expressed keen interest in importing 500,000 tons of rice from Pakistan.
Importantly, the minister also led the Iranian delegation at 8th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) two-day meeting in Islamabad.
Meanwhile, the they also signed a MoU to promote bilateral trade and investment between the two countries.
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