ABC to hold economic summit 2011


KARACHI: This year the American Business Council (ABC) will hold "The American Business Council Economic Summit 2011 on September 17 to show true potential of Pakistan's private sector.

According to ABC announcement here Wednesday, prominent speakers including former Finance Minister and leading banker Shaukat Tarin, former Industries Minister MNA Jahangir Khan Tareen, Chairman Board of Investment Saleem Mandviwala, managing director Karachi Stock Exchange Nadeem Naqvi and leading tax practitioner and partner A.F. Ferguson Shabbar Zaidi will share their insights and will answer any queries or challenges via interactive sessions.

The topic for the event is "Unlocking True Potential, Boosting Pakistan's Private Sector", as the ABC strongly believes that the future of Pakistan lies in a vibrant private sector - a thriving private sector, possible through good governance and conducive government policies can influence economic development positively.

The ABC office bearers, along with the guest speakers, will address requirements for government policies regarding corporatization, creating a competitive environment and inspiring confidence amongst the business community and investors. The speakers will also discuss our economy, GDP's track record and plan to target "double digit GDP growth" viaa boosting the private sector.