U.S. Webinar on Trade Opportunities and Doing Business in Pakistan (January 16, 2019)

Please join the United States Department of Commerce and the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce to learn about commercial opportunities in Pakistan and gain a better understanding of Pakistan’s business climate.  Director General of Trade Policy with Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Muhammad Ashraf, will provide an overview of promising commercial sectors of interest for U.S. companies and will discuss Pakistan’s business climate and ongoing reform efforts.  U.S. companies interested in exploring opportunities in the Pakistani market are encouraged to participate.

The final 30 minutes of the webinar will be dedicated to addressing questions from participants.  To submit questions or topics of interest in advance of the webinar, please contact Commerce Department International Trade Specialist Megan Hyndman at Megan.Hyndman@trade.gov. 

Topics covered:

•             Pakistan’s economic outlook and priority sectors for growth

•             Overview of Pakistan’s business climate

•             Question and answer session


Mr. Muhammad Ashraf, Director General of Trade Policy, Pakistan Ministry of Commerce

Mr. Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi, Partner, KPMG Taseer Hadi & Company

Ms. Aisha Humera Moriani, Joint Secretary of the Americas, Pakistan Ministry of Commerce

Ms. Diane Farrell, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, U.S. Department of Commerce

  • The U.S. Commercial Service requires event registrants to accept specific Terms and Conditions and review Product Standards.
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET. Cost: There is no fee to view this webinar.
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  • Participation is via your computer and phone line.
  • For more information contact Linda Abbruzzese at 202-482-3787 or Linda.Abbruzzese@trade.gov
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