Pakistan Japan Business was launched on February 6, 2001 at a grand ceremony at Consulate General of Japan’s official residence in Karachi.
The launching ceremony was attended by Mohammad Mian Soomro- Governor of Sindh, Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood – Federal Minister of Commerce, Industries and Production, Mrs. Shahida Jamil – Minister of Law & Justice, Mr. Sadaaki Numata – Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Akira Watari – Chairman of Japan – Pakistan business co-operation committee and Mr. Kazumi Dekiba – Consul General of Japan.
The ceremony was presided by the Chief Patron and Ambassador Of Japan in Pakistan His Excellency Mr. Numata. Mr.Razak Dawood, Federal Minister of Commerce, Industries and Production, was the chief guest.
PJBF aim is to encourage, further and promote business, mutual understanding, and friendly relationships between the industrial and business communities of Pakistan and Japan. To promote Joint Ventures, initiate partnerships, provide technical expertise and organize training and seminars in close collaboration with Japan External Trade Organization & Association for Technical Scholarship. Arrange visits of industrialist and entrepreneurs of the two countries in cooperation with both governments and relevant organizations and institutions.
PJBF also provides a channel of communication and networking within the business community, and between the Forums and both Governments to promote the culture, traditions, arts and craft, and knowledge of the two countries. It is conceived to be a milestone to help activate business and investment relations between the two countries. It will generate momentum that would further accelerate business activities, since its main objectives are encouragement, furtherance and promotion of business, mutual understanding, and pragmatic friendly relations between Pakistan and Japan.