FPCCI Meets Japan’s Ministry of Economy

Banking Channels discussed with Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry of Japan, say Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai – President FPCCI

Japan, July 23, 2019: On the second day of his visit to Japan, Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai – President FPCCI has had fruitful meetings with the officials of Ministry of Economy, Trade & Ministry (METI) of Japan.

The Japanese side was represented by MIYAKE Yasujiro – Director (South Asia), Takayuki KANAI – Deputy Facilitation and SOMAYA – Deputy Director General Trade. Both sides discussed various issues of bilateral trade and economic relations and the impediments in with respect to of new bank accounts.

He also informed that many operational bank accounts of Pakistanis in Japan are being suspended for some reason. Upon discussion, the METI officials informed that the same problem is being faced by Japanese nationals in is hampering the of bilateral trade.

President FPCCI assured METI officials to take up this matter with the Pakistan government and a joint meeting will be held August 2019 to discuss bilateral banking procedures. METI officials appreciated President FPCCI for his efforts.

Furthermore, President FPCCI also met newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to Japan, His Excellency Imtiaz Ahmed at the Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo and discussed the promotion of bilateral trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Japan.

He also discussed the issues of bilateral banking with him and informed regarding the joint meeting to be held in August 2019 between METI officials and Government of Pakistan. He also congratulated the Ambassador for his new assignment and wished him well for the future.

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