”Pakistan – Challenges and Opportunities”

 March 8, 2024 at 10:00 – 13:00, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Helsinki

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

10:00 Opening remarks, Mr. Wille Eerola, Hon. Consul General of Pakistan in Finland, Chairman of Finland Pakistan Business Council

10:05 Welcoming words, Jarno Syrjälä, Under Secretary of State (International Trade), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland

10:20 “Pakistan – Facts and Overview of the Region, Country, Economy and Development”, by  H.E. Zahoor Ahmed, Ambassador of Pakistan to Finland and Sweden 

10:35 Presentation about delegation and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), by Dr. Zain ul Abidin, Assistant Director

10:50 “Financial Support and Business Opportunities”, Mrs. Birgit Nevala, Programme Director, Finnpartnership followed with Q&A

11:15 ”Innovations on sustainable technologies”, by Ms. Marika Ollaranta, Ecosystem Manager, Business Finland followed with Q&A

11:35 “Finland – Pakistan business and investment opportunities, what we can learn from the past, what are the best practices and tips for future?”, panel discussion with Shahid Amin (Eurobiker), Mr. Jani Kangasaho (Biovoima) and Mr. Wille Eerola (Chairman of FPBC)

12:15 “Welcome to Finland Pakistan Business Summit 2024 – April 23 in Islamabad, April 25 in Karachi”, by Wille Eerola, Hon. Consul General of Pakistan in Finland, Chairman of Finland Pakistan Business Council

12:25 Q&A

13:00 Closing words