Summit convened to present economic road map

Karachi: A one day summit to discuss Pakistan’s Economic Road Map will take place at a local hotel in Karachi on February 16, 2012 Renowned economist and financial sector experts will participate in this summit and will deliver papers & presentation on ways & methods required to prop up countries economy.

Speaking about the conference, Muhammad Azfar Ahsan, CEO, Nutshell Forum said: “The aim and objective of this conference is to provide policy makers, trade, business and academia a roadmap with well defined milestones to jump start Pakistan’s economy.”

The idea is to focus on a few quick wins with a medium term plan in place to capitalize on the immense potential of this country. We are optimistic that the existence and interaction of the key economic managers of the country, young and senior businessman, chartered accountants and tax specialists, academia and students will provide an ideal opportunity to come up with robust economic plan which can become a building block for the policies to be rolled out.

High Impact Initiatives: On Road to Recovery, Building Knowledge Economy to Foster Sustainable Economic Growth, Tax Reforms: From Rhetoric to Reality, Special Economic Zones: The Chinese Model, Entrepreneurship: The Answer to Employment Challenge, Energy: Engine for Economic Growth, Self Reliance: Myth or Reality and Economic Growth and Governance – A Close Relationship are some of the key issues on which experts shed light during this daylong conference

Shaukat Tarin (Adviser to Chairman, Silk Bank Limited &Former Federal Minister for Finance & Economic Affair), Nadeem Hussain (President & CEO, Tameer Microfinance Bank Limited), Nadeem Naqvi (Managing Director, Karachi Stock Exchange), Sirajuddin Aziz (President & CEO, Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited), Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig (Federal Textile Advisor), S. M. Muneer (Vice Chairman, MCB Bank Limited), Dr. Ashfaq H. Khan (Dean & Director General, NUST Business School), Saad Amanullah Khan (President, American Business Council), Humayun Bashir (Vice President, OICCI), Moin M. Fudda (Country Director, CIPE), Majyd Aziz (Chairman, SME Bank Limited), Dr. Asher Hasan (Founder & CEO, Naya Jeevan), Amina Hashwani (President, Pakistan India CEOs Forum), Sohail Wajahat H. Siddiqui (Chairman, Pakistan State Oil Company Limited) and Munawar Baseer Ahmed (CEO, EMR-Consult) are some of the prominent speakers of this daylong conference.

Professionals from diversified fields related to energy, finance, textile, academia and other prominent sectors will participate in this conference to get informed of some of the key issues facing country’s economy and will also try & find out solution to bring the country out of its existing economic woes.

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