A high-level delegation of the SAARC Chamber, first time in history, will participate in the 10th 3-day international flagship moot of World Chamber Congress commencing from September 19 in Sydney (Australia) where in a galaxy of 12,000 chambers representing more than 100 countries will grace the occasion.
Talking to the media here Sunday, Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Pak chapter and veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik said that World Chamber Congress (WCC) had extended invitation to the SAARC Chamber in its 10th moot, by acknowledging the meritorious services and remarkable contribution of the SAARC Chamber.
He said that a high-level 45-member SAARC Chamber delegation drawn from different member countries including 35 from Pakistan will attend the moot.
He said that SAARC Chamber delegation would have direct interaction with globe’s most prominent leaders and brightest minds to transform the future of business.
He said, “Our delegation will also avail the unparalleled opportunity in ever changing business climate and learn from the visionary wisdom of the leading tycoons attending the mega event with special focus studying today’s most significant global issues confronting business community worldwide.
He said that event would help facilitate the exchange of real world ideas and best practices on both chambers and business activities. He said that benefits from indispensable knowledge and interesting perspectives on a broad number of important topics filled including informative discussions in event.
He said that prominent speakers would shed light on the subject of ‘Business, Conflict and Terrorism’ and this is the best world platform where Pakistan could convince the world leading businessmen of the sacrifices we have rendered against terrorism.
He said the world should recognize that Pakistan had lost trillions of rupees in war against terrorism and loss to business was much more than a simple calculation. He said prosperity and peace could not be achieved without rooting out the menace of terrorism.
Iftikhar Malik said the role of chambers in bringing the voice of business to the table is more important than ever.
“We meet at a time of growing hostility to trade and globalization. Chambers are devoted to strengthening economic growth, prosperity and sustainability.
They exist in every country of the world and offer a multitude of programmers and services that support trade and development. Working hand in hand, we can make a real difference to companies both large and small, and indeed, to society as a whole”, he added.
He said that WCC was a premier and milestone event bringing together chambers, business and government figures alike. The event is being jointly organized by the Sydney Business Chamber, WCC and International Chamber of Commerce at International Convention Centre, Sydney.
He said the WCC was a global forum uniting a network of 12,000 chambers which provides an opportunity to connect and strengthen relations with a diverse and international groups of individuals representing more than 100 countries.
He said with both formal land informal occasions to develop network, the congress to establish institutional ties and promote trade and investment opportunities.