The three days second Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference and Single Country Exhibition kick off on 23rd November to last till 25th November 2021 in Eko hotel and suite Lagos Nigeria, west Africa.
The event will see a range of leading exporters from Pakistan coming to showcase their products while looking for business partnerships with Nigerian companies.
Industry sectors which will be represented at the event include pharmaceuticals, beauty and cosmetics, automotive parts, agricultural machinery, chemicals and paints, food and beverages, textiles, services, kitchenware, electronics and much more. Speaking to Ali Tamkin Butt,
Trade and Investment Attached to the High Commission of Pakistan, said that 115 countries from Africa and more than 300 delegates are exhibiting at Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference and Single Country Exhibition here in Lagos.
“The event shall bring Pakistani, Nigerian and other ECOWAS countries’ businessmen in contact with each other and we expect fruitful interactions that will boost economic growth of all participating nations,” he said.
The Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan, the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Pakistan’s High Commission to Nigeria are organizing the trade event which is being managed by BtoB Events.
The event, begins with an invitation-only trade conference and gala dinner on November 23rd while the exhibition started on November 24th and 25th at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre on Victoria Island.
Several Pakistani companies and investors already meeting with their Nigerian counterparts at the 2nd Pakistani Africa (PAK-Africa) Trade Development Conference and Single Country Exhibition in Lagos.
The event focuses on a range of leading exporters from Pakistan coming to showcase their products while looking for business partnerships with Nigerian companies.
This event was made known by Mr. Muhammad Azam, Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria when he led an envoy on a courtesy visit to the Commission 18th of November 2021.
He said that the event, billed for November 23 – 25, 2021 would foster trade relations and economic cooperation between both countries. It would also be an opportunity to meet more than 400 businessmen and women from West Africa and beyond.
According to Mr Azam, the decision to host the event, the biggest since the advent of coronavirus, was informed by the Pakistani government’s new policy on engaging Africa.
“Both Nigeria and Pakistan have a lot of potentials to enhance bilateral trade, even as both countries’ economies are still emerging,” he said.
The Lagos State Government addressing the second Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference and Single Country Exhibition.
Sharing pictures from the event, Sanwo-Olu said, “I was at the 2nd Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference and Single Country Exhibition today in Lagos where over 100 successful Pakistani companies that are export-focused showcased their products.
“I am very glad that Lagos played host to this second edition of the trade show which also gives credence to our post Covid-19 economic recovery as we are fully opened for business.
“I welcomed exhibitors and business executives from Pakistan to enjoy the beauty and splendor of Lagos and assured them of bountiful returns when they invest in our state.”