A ten-member delegation of Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI), called on H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK on 29 November 2016. Led by the founder Chairperson of WCCI, Dr Shehla Javed Akram, the delegation informed the High Commissioner that the main purpose of the visit is to develop business linkages with the British business community so as to enhance bilateral commercial relations between the two countries.
The High Commissioner extended a warm welcome to the delegation and assured of his cooperation to the WCCI delegates to make their visit successful. He was especially delighted to see that an all female trade delegation has taken an initiative which will go a long way in improving the perception about Pakistan and enhancing trade volumes between the two countries.
On the invitation of the High Commissioner, the delegates also attended a cultural evening at the High Commission.
During their visit from 28th November to 3rd December 2016, the delegates will be meeting with various business chambers in the UK. They are representing textile, pharmaceutical, food and education sectors. The visit will last from 28 November to 03 December 2016.
The names of the delegates are: Dr. Shehla Javed Akram, Founder President WCCI, Ms. Faiza Amjad, Ms. Salma Mudassar, Ms.Monica Khalid Paracha, Ms. Shazia Ijaz, Ms. Humairah Adeel, Ms. Sumbaleen Usman, Ms.Tahira Ali, Ms. Sadia Elkamal, and Ms. Fazeela Jahangir.