Algeria keen to promote trade with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Algeria is keen to enhance trade with Pakistan as both countries have good potential to promote bilateral trade in different areas.


This was stated by Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Algeria Lakhal Benkelai while exchanging views with local business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad on Thursday.

He said Pakistan could import olive oil, petroleum products and natural gas from Algeria while Algeria could import food and many other consumer products from Pakistan.

The Ambassador said a bigger Trade Expo will be held in Algeria from 28th May to 2nd June this year.

He said it was a good opportunity for Pakistani businessmen to attend the expo and explore business opportunities in Algeria.

Speaking on the occasion, President, ICCI Atif Ikram Sheikh said many Pakistani products including food, rice, textiles, pharmaceuticals, surgical instruments and leather goods could find good market in Algeria and Algeria should focus on importing these products from Pakistan.