U.S. Consultations for Pakistan Institute for Trade & Development (PITAD)
From May 10-19, 2010, as part of the U.S. support to Pakistan, CLDP held consultations and a seminar for the Ministry of Commerce's "think tank" and training institute. The focus of the consultations was on the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Trade Policy Analysis (OTPA). OTPA provided training on its e-Learning Toolkit for trade analysts. The main topic of the seminar was on "Market Access and International Trade Law". In their evaluation questionnaires a majority of participants mentioned as particularly beneficial were the e-Learning sessions which gave the participants "smart tools" for analyzing trade policy and potential. The participants highlighted that the consultations focus on market access a new and complex topic for the delegation would enrich their knowledge and add a new dimension to their current trade studies."