OPEN Tri-State and the Pakistan Consulate in New York co-hosted an event to discuss business investment and entrepreneurship opportunities in Pakistan, with respect to the fashion, education, healthcare, and agriculture sectors.
The event was widely attended by the Pakistani community, members from the chambers of commerce with the Pakistani Council General in New York, Ayesha Ali, stepping in as the chief guest for the occasion.
The consul general briefed the gathering about the investment and business opportunities in Pakistan and promised every possible help to overseas Pakistanis to do business in their motherland. The consulate, she said, was geared to facilitate their work.
“Led by our dynamic Prime Minister, Mr. Imran Khan, our economy is very much on the mend and there is no dearth of good news when we talk about economic stability and future economic outlook,” Ms. Ali said.
“Our government’s economic policies have already started showing positive results and there is significant improvement in our economic indicators.”
She said that the broad economic goals of the government included sustainable and inclusive economic growth; industry innovation and infrastructure development.
Imran Husain, president of the tri-state chapter of OPEN, said he found today’s interaction very useful. OPEN, he said, provides a platform to connect with each other and exchange information for mutual benefit.
OPEN Tri-State is a growing community of Pakistani-American professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and youth from the NY, NJ, and CT area. Founded in 1998 in Boston, OPEN has grown to 14 chapters in some of the world’s most dynamic hubs of entrepreneurship — in the U.S, U.K. and Pakistan
Attendees of the event had cashed their opportunity to engage in dialogue with panelists and Pakistan government representatives, putting in their queries and concerns about the economic situation of Pakistan. Investors displayed a keen interest into future investments in Pakistan.