SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), a principal body representing trade and business fraternity of Kashmir, is going to enter into an agreement with its Canadian counterpart to boost trade tourism and exports in Kashmir.
KCCI recently held a meeting with Badar Shamim, who is the Director of Brampton Board of Trade (BBoT)—the ninth largest trade chamber of Brampton city in Canada, KCCI said in a press statement issued Wednesday. Following the detailed deliberations, the chambers decided to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost the trade tourism in the Valley and to enhance the exports from here, it said.
The parties, it said, held discussions on exploring business avenues available in Canada for various business sectors in Kashmir including handicrafts, tourism, agriculture, horticulture.
“Besides, it was also resolved that trade delegations between Canada and Kashmir will be exchanged from time to time, so as to help promote and explore export markets,” it added.
The chambers have agreed in principle to “cooperate and make all efforts for promoting the mutual business interests of Kashmir and Canada in others areas of trade, commerce, and industry also,” it said.