Year of Establishment: 1988
Chairman representing Turkey: Atilla Demir Yerlikaya
Company and Position: Coca Cola A.Ş. / Corporate Affairs Director
Chairman of Counterpart Organization: Abdul Rashid Abro
Company and Position: PACIFIC EXIM
Counterpart Organization: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce
DEİK/Turkey-Pakistan Business Council was established in 1986 to develop bilateral economic relations between the two countries. The Business Council focuses its activities on creating new business opportunities for Turkish and Pakistani companies and eliminating obstacles to trade and economic cooperation. The aim of the Business Council is to promote participation of other Pakistan business centers in the Business Council's activities.
An example of events organized byTurkish-Pakistan Business Council is a Road Show related to construction and infrastructure projects in Lahore. The Business Council also organized high level mission to Pakistan in the recent years. In 2012, the Business Council and the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources organized “Turkey-Pakistan Energy Cooperation” in Istanbul and will continue the road show in Pakistan in 2013.