Karachi: Canadian High Commissioner H.E. Perry Calderwood has formally inaugurated Pakistan’s chapter of Canada Pakistan Affiliated Chamber of Trade (CPACT) in a bid to boost bilateral trade between the two countries. The ceremony was held at the office of Ali Malik, President CPACT Pakistan where prominent personalities participated including Senator Sitara Ayaz, MNA Sajida Zulfikar, MPA Malik Ali Khokhar and founder CPACT Hayee Bukhari. “Pakistan has very talented professionals and a lucrative business environment which is mutually beneficial for both countries,” the High Commissioner said while sharing views during the inaugural. The envoy hoped that CPACT will help promoting businesses and the well-being of the two countries through multiple networking platforms and people to people contact. President CPACT Ali Malik said the CPACT will focus on its efforts to improve business relations between Canada and Pakistan that are mutually beneficial for both countries and their people. CPACT is an endeavour by like-minded professionals to promote, study, extend, advance and protect business relations, investments and interests of the business fraternity and to become the trusted voice, primary point of contact and preferred networking forum for executives doing business between Pakistan and Canada and to protect Pakistani and Canadian values in social and business platforms. Published in Daily Times, April 17th 2018.