“This event will further enhance bilateral trade between two countries and also provide a platform to connect with buyers from other countries,” Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai said after inaugurating Pakistan Pavilion, at the Gulfood 2021 which opened on Sunday at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
“After almost a year of Covid-19 pandemic, the opening of Gulffood 2021 is good news for world trade in general and food Industry in particular,” Ali said, adding that it is indeed a commendable step of UAE Government that will give a boost to world economies after a year of slow down.
“Keeping in view Covid-19 situation, this participation is encouraging,” he added.
“Food sector contributes almost 20 percent of Pakistan’s export to UAE,” he noted, adding that this event will further enhance bilateral trade between two countries and also provide a platform to connect with buyers from other countries.
After inaugurating Pakistan Pavilion, Ahmed Amjad Ali, visited different stalls at the Gulffood 2021 and interacted with the Exhibitors. Exhibitors appreciated Covid-19 safety protocols at the Venue and expressed hopes that their B2B meetings with buyers will help enhance Pakistan’s food exports to this region.