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 .