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Virtual Visit to Pakistan (13 Jan 2021) ※ Online

Virtual Visit to Pakistan (13 Jan 2021) ※ Online

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo will organize a Virtual Visit to Pakistan on 13 January 2021, jointly with JICA, Board of Investment (BOI) of Pakistan and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

The event will invite the audience to virtually visit Pakistan’s industrial cities, Special Economic Zones (SEZs), foreign/Japanese investors in SEZs, as well as touristic attractions.

Your participation is highly welcome.

Seminar Outline:

Date/Time:        13 January 2021 (Wed) / 14:00-15:30 (JST), 10:00-11:30 (PKT)
Format:             Online seminar   * Live stream on zoom  
Organizers:        JICA, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Board of Investment (BOI) of Pakistan,
                         Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
Co-organizers:    Embassy of Pakistan in Japan, JETRO Karachi Office
Supporters:        Japan-Pakistan Business Cooperation Committee
Cooperation:      Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Language:          English-Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Capacity:           200 (Application will be closed once the number of registration reaches the limit)

Programme (tentative)

14:00-14:05 Opening Remarks
        HE Mr. Imtiaz Ahmad, Ambassador of Pakistan, Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

14:05-14:10   Video Introduction of Tourism Sector

14:10-14:30   Virtual Tour of Karachi, the largest commercial city in Pakistan
        Video Message by the Secretary of TDAP
                     Virtual visit to Karachi guided by Mr. Hideo Horiguchi, JICA Advisor to TDA

14:30-14:50   Virtual Tour to Special Economic Zones (SEZs) of Pakistan by BOI
                    -Overview of SEZs by Mr. Asim Ayub, Project Director, Project Management Unit (PMU)
                    -Video Message by Ms. Fareena Mazhar, the Secretary, BOI       
                    -Visits to M-3 Industrial City (Faisalabad, Punjab) and National Science and Technology Park (Islamabad) guided by Mr. Shaukat Khattak, Media Manager, PMU

14:50-15:15    Introduction of Pakistani companies (3 minutes each)
         ① Sapphire Finishing Mills Limited (Textile)
                          Mr. Tahir Khan, Business Unit Head
                      ② Super Star Enterprises (Fishery)
                          Mr. Asif Ali, General Manager
                      ③ Mehran Spice & Food Industries (Foods/Rice)
                          Mr. Sajjad Qaiser, General Manager & Sales
         ④ Crescent Bahuman (Textile/Denim)
                          Mr. Rizwan Shafi, Managing Director 
⑤ FF Steel (Manufacturing)  
                          Mr. Zarak Khan Khattak, CEO
                      ⑥ Technology Innovators (IT)
                          Mr. Asif Rumi, Founder/CEO
                      ⑦ Self Tech (IT/Smart logistics)    Faisal Riaz, Technical Director
                      ⑧ Sun Consulting (Recruitment)    Mr. Syed Iqbaluddin Ghazi, President

    14:15-14:20    Opening of BOI BtoB site (PD PMU, BOI)

    15:20-15:30    Q&A

    15:30              Closing


      To join the seminar, register from here


      Interpretation service

      Select the language of your choice (English or Japanese) from the interpretation icon during the webinar.


      For further information, please contact:

        Ms. Toshinaga / Ms. Horiguchi, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo