Indian Young Entrepreneurs arrives Lahore through Wagah Border

  • October 27, 2013
A 30 member delegation of Indian young entrepreneurs arrived Lahore this afternoon through Wagah Border to attend Indo-Pak Young Entrepreneurs Summit. Shaban Khalid, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry along with members of ICCI Young Entrepreneurs Forum received the Indian delegates at Wagah.
The Indian delegation was a cross representation of entrepreneurs from across India representing different sectors including IT & telecom, engineering, electronics, agriculture, textiles, hospitality & media, education, confectioneries, chemicals, automobiles, fashion & design, financial & consultancy services etc.
It was a reciprocal visit of Indian delegates in response to the visit of a delegation of ICCI Young Entrepreneurs Forum that visited India in December 2012 to attend the Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAAYE) Summit in Mumbai. 
The Indian delegation is scheduled to meet Governor Punjab Ch. Muhammad Sarwar this night at a dinner reception at Governor House, Lahore and then will go to old Lahore to see the dynamics of Pakistani culture. The Indian young entrepreneurs were quite upbeat about their visit to Pakistan.
Speaking at the occasion, Shaban Khalid, President ICCI said that Indo-Pak Young Entrepreneurs Summit is aimed at promoting networking, building business linkages and jointly prepare a set of recommendations to improve the ecosystem of youth entrepreneurship in both countries. 
He said apart from developments at political and diplomatic fronts, Pak-India youth, which is the future of both countries, is keen to promote peaceful bilateral relations including trade. He also termed Pak-India young entrepreneurs as the true voice of both countries youth. 
It was high time that Pakistan and India should realize the potential of youth and channelize it to improve trade & economic relations. He also stressed upon the need of removing all unnecessary regulations and barriers that hinder smooth flows of communication, trade and people-to-people contacts.