Pakistan : Ms Ewa Bjorling who is the Minister for Trade for Sweden said on Wednesday that a handsome number of Swedish companies were already working in Pakistan and more companies were interested to start business ventures.
Ms Ewa Bjorling told about her meeting with Prime Minister and other government officials and discussed the possibilities of more co-operation between the countries. She said that Tetra Pack has presence in Pakistan for the last several years, and it has set up a new plant in Pakistan. She said that Swedish Trade Council is responsible for trade between both the countries and hoped for great business prospects in the fields of common interest.
Charlotte Kalin, Vice President of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Industry informed that three Swedish delegations visited Pakistan last year and current delegation was quite optimistic of good business prospects here. He said that Swedish companies including Panasian, Volvo, Ericson, Sabba, Tatra Pak, Skanska, Wah Nobel, H&M, Ikea and Atlas Packages Limited are operating successfully in Pakistan and said that more Swedish should invest in hydro power projects, dams, tunnels, infrastructure development, food and beverages and dairy and milk products.