Majyd Aziz further stated that bilateral trade between both the countries is gradually going down and is now less than $475 million per year. He advocated the need for Thailand ‘s private sector to support the case of Pakistan in ASEAN and also to lobby for Free Trade Agreement to boost bilateral trade and also the possibility of Thai investment in Pakistan . He also added that there is great scope for Thai support in gems and jewelry and in enhancing the productivity of rice.He said that Pakistan can also learn from the Thai program of full employment since the unemployment rate in Thailand is only about 1%. He also invited Thai participation in the My Karachi Exhibition being annually organized by KCCI.
Earlier, The Chairman Dr Sirichai Silparcha, Vice Chairman Choompol Aekasin, Secretary General Surachai Chaiyawat, and Secretary Ms Thamonwan Polcharoen of PCC welcomed Majyd Aziz and highlighted the activities of the Chamber.