Pak-US Business Opportunities Conference on 9 March
The objective of the conference is to promote business-to-business interaction between two countries.
Pakistan will host a two-day Pak-US Business Opportunities Conference starting from 9th of the next month.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting in Islamabad on Monday to review the preparations of the conference by the Taskforce specially formed for the purpose.
Chairman Board of Investment Miftah Ismail briefed the Minister that the purpose of this upcoming conference is to promote business to business interaction between the businessmen of the two countries. It also aimed to present Pakistan to the international community as a reliable business and investment destination.
The conference will cover areas like Textiles with focus on home textiles, agriculture with focus on finished food products, fruits, vegetables and rice, leather with focus on accessories, footwear, surgical instruments, information technology, energy and infrastructure.
Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastigir said that there are suggestions from the Business Community to form a" US-Pakistan Joint Business Forum" and we should positively think about the suggestion.