Consul General of the United State of America, Lahore, Colleen Crenwelge while addressing the business Community in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) on (June 27), has said that US Consulate General (CG) is trying its optimum best to further deepen the existing relations between Pakistan and America.
She told that a large number of American companies are already working in Pakistan while US government is also undertaking number of welfare and technical projects. She told that US want to initiate a new era of cordial relations between the two countries.
Michael Guinan Public Affairs Officer disclosed that English language courses have been launched in Punjab with American collaboration. As many as 1435 students are getting training under this programme. “They belong to different cities of this province including Faisalabad,” he told and added that each students cost 900 dollars while their trainers are also Pakistanis. He informed told that a programme in this regard has been launched Thursday in Education University Faisalabad.
Hassan Raza Commercial Specialist US Consulate General told that Pakistan and America are collaborating in different sectors of economy including agriculture, energy and education etc.. About agriculture, he told that number of training programme has been conducted to increase per Acer yield in Pakistan while efforts have been expedited to introduce high yielding seed varieties of different crops. He told that he will also facilitate Pakistani seed importers to establish direct contacts with American seed companies. Regarding solar energy, he told that a conference on this cheap source of energy is scheduled to be held in December this year in USA.
President Syed Zia Alumdar Hussain said that in view of our understanding the trade volume between two countries must be around 10 billion dollars and in this connection both countries should make serious efforts. He told that delegation of IMF and World Bank visited FCCI this year and now US investors must start to invest in Pakistan as cheep human resource is available in abundance in this country.