UAE DELEGATION VISIT

Annual Investment Meeting (AIM-2012)

Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) has been involved in serious efforts to promote trade and investment in the Province and in this regard many conferences have been organized and road shows have been held abroad. SBI in collaboration with Ministry of Commerce, GoP is organizing a high level investment delegation’s visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to participate in the ‘Annual Investment Meeting’ (AIM-2012) on the invitation of the UAE Government. The delegation will comprise of high level Government Officers, Business Houses and prospective Investors.

AIM has now become a global event and is participated by high level ministerial delegations from across 76 countries. It is pertinent to mention that current bilateral trade between UAE & Pakistan stands at $7.6 billion, while 27 companies are operating in various sectors including telecommunications and aviation. The volume of the business in JVs is $21 billion. SBI believes that increase interaction between business communities of two countries such as Pakistan and UAE will further strengthen the economic ties established over years between two countries.

SBI believes that real progress lies in the sustainable efforts to increase interactions with emerging markets. Here, it is pertinent to mention that from the platform of Sindh Board of Investment, Government of Sindh had successfully concluded delegations to Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China and Russian Federation.

The purpose of this road show and delegation’s visit is to outreach a wide spectrum of potential foreign investors through focused efforts and to bring all stakeholders under one roof for the common cause of promoting investment in Sindh. Through this road show, SBI intends to provide a platform of linking Sindh to a vast network of progressive investors. The main objective of this initiative is to disseminate latest information regarding investment potential of Sindh which has abundant attractive business and investment opportunities, untapped natural resources, huge mineral reserves, 350 km long coastline and the potential to generate renewable energy. It will also unveil new horizons of investment potential of non conventional sectors of economy such as education, Livestock, Halal etc. It will also provide a platform to investors for business matchmaking, capacity building, enhanced linkages & networking opportunities and institutionalize business and trade relations with foreign investors.

During the visit, Sindh delegation will participate in following activities:

  • 2nd Edition of the Annual Investment Meeting & exhibition Dubai, (AIM) - May 1-3 2012 and during this period attend Focus Group Meetings; B2B Meetings
  • Field Trips/visit on -ground projects
  • Following Focused Groups have been identified as potential sectors for the event:

  • Agriculture including Horticulture; Livestock, Dairy, Poultry & Fisheries
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure (Roads, Bridges, Housing, Urban Infrastructure)
  • Urban Development
  • Textiles
  • Business Houses, Associations and Chambers interested to participate as delegates are requested to kindly send their nominations as per “Registration Form” to become part of Sindh Investment & Trade Delegation to UAE.

    Request for Registration and participation shall be accepted till 14 April 2012.

    Post Event Report

    Registration form Post Event Report

    Presentations

    Registration form  Sindh – The Land of Endless Oppertunities

    Registration form  Investment Opportunities in Thar Coalfield

    Registration form  Presentation of Agriculture Department

    Registration form  PPP Unit Sindh