ICCI Hosts Business Opportunities Conference in Dubai Seeking Investment Boost in Pakistan

Dubai, UAE: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) hosted a business conference in Dubai, aiming to attract investment to Pakistan. The conference drew a significant turnout, with over 400 attendees including investors and business leaders from Pakistan United Arab Emirates (UAE) around the world.

Abdul Rahman Al Muaini, UAE’s Secretary of Economic Affairs, addressed the conference, emphasizing Dubai’s cosmopolitan nature with a population exceeding 200 nationalities. He attributed the city’s attractiveness to its modern business systems, extensive trade opportunities, and secure investment environment. HE further praised Pakistan’s potential for investment, particularly in sectors like agriculture and IT.

ICCI President Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari expressed his gratitude for the conference's organization and highlighted the participation of over 170 Pakistani delegates. He emphasized Pakistan's commitment to fostering a business-friendly environment and its vast potential for investors. He specifically mentioned opportunities in real estate, hospitality (five-star hotels and shopping malls), and IT sector in Pakistan.

Pakistan's Ambassador to the UAE, Faisal Niaz Tirmizi applauded the ICCI's initiative.to bring investment in Pakistan. He expressed confidence that the conference would encourage Emirati investment in Pakistan, further strengthening bilateral relations. The Ambassador envisioned the conference fostering a new environment for collaboration and mutual benefit.

Group Leader founder group ICCI, Khalid Iqbal Malik said that the purpose of this business conference is to increase business and trade opportunities between the two countries. The Government of Pakistan is providing a business and investment-friendly environment, Investors from all over the world, including UAE, should take benefit of it.

Former president ICCI Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that we have built Centaurus Mall in Pakistan which is running successfully. We are also investing in real estate and hospitality. Pakistan is a safe country for investment. At this occasion, ICCI Vice President Azhar Ul Islam Zafar thanked guests and other participants for attending this conference.

Shamaila Shahzad, Javed Malik and others also spoke at the conference. Shields were also distributed among the guests and participants at the end of the conference.