Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry hosts iftar dinner for diplomats, business leaders
Karachi, May 31, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) held an iftar dinner in honour of Ambassadors and High Commissioners as well as the prominent business leaders at a local hotel. The dinner was hosted by the president FPCCI Ghazanfar Bilour, SVP, VPs and Senior Vice President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce which was attended by dozens of ambassadors and high commissioners.
Federal Commerce Minister Muhammad Pervaiz Malik, top government officials, representatives of the trade associations, academia, the culture industry, the media, and the leaders of the economic world were also present at the event. Speaking at the occasion, President FPCCI Ghazanfar Bilour said that Pakistan has emerged as a great destination of the foreign investors as the country is offering great returns.
He said that law and order situation has improved to a great extent, availability of energy is bettered while the political situation is satisfactory. Foreign investors should explore the opportunities of investment and joint ventures in various sectors and try to benefit from China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), he said.
SVP SAARC CCI Iftikhar Ali Malik said that many projects have started in Pakistan in the energy, infrastructure development, communication and other sectors while Special Economic Zones are being established that would provide matchless investment opportunities to investors. The diplomats should send word to the investors of their countries about these investment opportunities in Pakistan, he said.
The diplomats representing Muslim nations shared the experiences, traditions and cultural environment of Ramazan and Eid in their countries with the business community and agreed that all the Islamic countries have similarities and this month further strengthens the bond of brotherhood among them.
They were of the view that such gatherings provide excellent opportunities. They noted that Islamic countries are rich in natural resources in comparison to the whole world but many are still facing problems such as instability. They of the view that the unity of Muslims is the solution to the problems of the Islamic world which will make them developed nations.
For more information, contact:
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Shahra-e-Firdousi, Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35873691, 93-94