9th Pakistan Microfinance Forum on 26th November

Lahore, November 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): The 9th Annual Assembly of Microfinance stakeholders “PAKISTAN MICROFINANCE FORUM” will be held on 26th November 2015, at the Ramada Hotel in Islamabad, attracting numerous experts and operational chief’s, who will share their wisdom with the stakeholders of the industry and discuss the sector’s future strategy.

The central theme of this year’s forum is “Time to move forward from Regulations to Actions”. The purpose is to generate new ideas which can help in bringing robust changes in the economic situation of Pakistan and empower the common citizens.

This annual conference organized by SHAMROCK Conferences International, aims at identifying solutions to the challenges in the growth of Microfinance ‘products’ and services. Experts will also evaluate the social performance and impact of this essential sector, through research tools and the necessary realignments in the policy structure.

The participants will get insights into the sector’s potential impact, as it reaches out to the deprived and unbanked communities, in the rural and remote regions. This year’s conference has been sponsored by leading Microfinance enterprises including; Khushhali Bank, Tameer Microfinance Bank, Meezan Bank and Waseela Microfinance Bank.

Among the learned speakers and honourable Chairpersons, the forum will feature; Mr. Nadeem Hussain – Chairman of Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN), Mr. Ghalib Nishtar – President of Khushhali Bank, Mr. Ghazanfar Azzam – CEO of Waseela Bank, Mr. Yasir Ashfaq – Group Head of Financial Services at Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Mr. Rehan Butt – Country Manager of Micro Ensure Pakistan, Syed Mohsin Ahmed – CEO of PMN, Mr. Muzaffar-Ud-Din – Country Chief of BRAC Pakistan), Ms. Fatima Rasheed – Head of R and D at Akhuwat Foundation, Mrs. Farida Tariq – CEO of Wasil Foundation, and many more prominent social-entrepreneurs.

The Chairman of SHAMROCK Conferences International – Mr. Menin Rodrigues said that; “We are proud to see this annual series of high-profiled microfinance conferences enter its ninth year of success. With continued patronage from robust microfinance enterprises and institutions, SHAMROCK has sustained this resourceful platform, to help devise more powerful and innovative strategies and regulatory interventions.

Over the years, this forum has facilitated cohesive efforts, for broader financial-inclusion and poverty-alleviation. The experts at this forum will continue to introduce and adopt evolving technologies, effective solutions and stronger policies to avail the emerging opportunities and meet the challenges effectively.

The annual forum has always attracted a large number of prominent experts, regulators, government officials, NGOs, academia, delegates from prestigious Pakistani and foreign Microfinance institutions, other stakeholders and the media. For registration and further information, please visit the website: www.shamrockconferences.net

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Karachi, Pakistan.
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