PR No.124 “DOING BUSINESS IN PAKISTAN” Islamabad: January 15, 2017
High Commissioner to attend Trade Conference in Glasgow Pakistan Britain Business Council (PBBC), in partnership with the Scottish Government, Scottish Development International and the Consulate of Pakistan in Glasgow, are hosting a Trade Conference “Doing Business in Pakistan”. The Conference will be held on Wednesday 18th January 2017, at 1:00pm through to 6.00 pm, at The Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8RR, says a press release received here today from London.
H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK will also attend the Conference. The Conference in Glasgow looks to encourage and support UK companies of all sizes considering business opportunities in Pakistan. It will focus on expanding business relations and developing potential business opportunities.
The Conference will cover a range of topics including:
Perception & Security;
Ease of Doing Business;
Start-ups and Joint Ventures;
Innovation and IT Support; and Business Opportunities on a sector by sector basis. There will be exciting case studies from companies actively trading and investing in Pakistan and an opportunity to interact with the Panel and for one to one networking with experts, trade advisors, government agencies and business partners.
The Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for delegates to meet the Pakistan High Commissioner and Government Ministers, and to be introduced to business opportunities that are available in Pakistan.
The Conference and drinks reception will be free to attend.
PBBC’s mandate is to enhance bilateral trade and to encourage interaction between the business communities of both Pakistan and the United Kingdom.
Given Pakistan’s improved stability and its recent economic growth as announced in recent World Bank reports PBBC and its members, partners and stakeholders believe that there is tremendous potential to develop business opportunities in Pakistan , particularly following the launch of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects where the Chinese Government has committed to invest US$ 54 billion in infrastructure and energy sector in Pakistan.