Businessmen, investors and others will be gathering on February 27 for the Pak-US Business Opportunities Conference to take place in Islamabad, Pakistan. In attendance will be US ambassador Richard Olson, plus members of the American Business Council and the Pakistani Minister for Commerce, Khurram Dastgir Khan.
On the agenda of events will be a speech by the Minister for Commerce, who will explain Pakistan’s efforts to bring more foreign investment to the country as well as to increase the amount of trade outside the country.
The major goal of the conference is to introduce Pakistan to the rest of the world as a reliable business and investment partner. Included in discussions about trade will be textiles, agriculture, rice, fruit and vegetables.
There will also be discussions about creating a “US-Pakistan Joint Business Forum.” Organizers of the conference have sent invitations to over 100 American companies and businessmen. The Ministry of Commerce has high expectations that the maximum number of attendees will participate.