The Embassy Counselor Holds a Meeting with the Director of Trade and International Policy at the Business Council of Canada


Ottawa- April 26, 2021

Mr. Azim Wardak, Counselor, and Mr. Hakim Nasiry, Commercial Attaché, had a virtual meeting this afternoon with Mr. Trevor Kennedy, Director, Trade and International Policy – Business Council of Canada. They discussed bilateral trade as well as business and investment opportunities between Afghanistan and Canada. Mr. Kennedy explained about the areas of focus and major activities under the Business Council of Canada as the largest business association in Canada. Mr. Wardak spoke about the legal, policy and institutional frameworks for trade and investment as well as the newly established Federation of Chambers in Afghanistan and elaborated on major activities under the existing chambers in Afghanistan. Mr. Nasiry explained the status of bilateral trade between Afghanistan and Canada as well as some of the business and investment opportunities that exist in Afghanistan.
They further discussed post COVID-19 potential collaboration and joint activities.
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