China appoints JW group Chief Shah Faisal Afridi as economic adviser

09:26 PM | 24 Sep, 2019
China appoints JW group Chief Shah Faisal Afridi as economic adviser
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ISLAMABAD - The government of China roped in renowned businessman and chairman of Haier and Ruba Pakistan, Shah Faisal Afridi as an economic adviser, it emerged on Tuesday.

This is the first time a Pakistani businessman, who happens to be JW group chairman, has been appointed to the position by China.

Afridi is a well-known face in the business world and has played a pivotal role in cementing trade ties between Pakistan and China.