Our Staff Reporter KARACHI - Daisuke Tsukao, Section Head (Asia & Pacific Division), Japanese Ministry of Economic, Trade & Industry (METI), is visiting Karachi to explore trade and investment opportunities in Karachi. Javed Anwar Khan, Secretary Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) briefed him about the government policies for creation of an enabling environment for foreign trade and investment cooperation between Japan and Pakistan. Secretary TDAP informed that the year 2012 would be 60th anniversary for establishing of Pakistan-Japan diplomatic relations and TDAP will celebrate this in a befitting manner while declaring Japan as a focus country with enhanced marketing and commercial activities for its trade promotion activities. Ms. Wakana Kanikawa, official of Japanese Foreign Ministry informed that this visit is a prelude to Pak-Japan high level joint economic dialogue to be held in Tokyo in March 2012 and their visit to Pakistan is to explore investment opportunities for Japanese investors in Pakistan. The Japanese delegation appreciated the positive outcome of the recent visit of Chief Executive TDAP Tariq Puri to Japan in July this year for positioning of Pakistani products in Japan. Javed Anwar Khan briefed them about investment potential in agriculture sector especially in rice, dates, fruit juices, seafood along with in mineral and metals. Khan also sought Japanese assistance in establishing effective supply chain to overcome harvest losses.