Sponsored by the US Department of Commerce Houston, International Trade Center - Houston,
the Pakistan Chamber of Commerce USA and the Consulate of Pakistan Commercial Section Houston
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
11:00-1:30 PM Luncheon and Introductions
International Trade Center - 281-498-4310
11110 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77072
11:30 Doors Open and Lunch Served
11:45 Program Begins
11:45 - 12:00 Muhammad Saeed Sheikh
12:00 - 12:30 Mohammad Aqil Nadeem
12:30 - Networking Continues After
Pakistan has gone through a rash of recent political changes. The new Resident, Asif Ali Zardari, has made it a primary point of the new government to invest extensively in power generation. Their new initiatives will focus on hydro, alternate sources and clean coal in addition to oil and gas. This emerging market offers tremendous opportunities to Texas energy companies to seek new business and form joint ventures. The Consul General in his Keynote speech will discuss in detail this growth and also the start of an new era in terms of Pakistan-U.S.Trade.
Pakistan is one of the fastest growing economies in South Asia, growing an annual rate of over 7% in last 7 years.This high growth has increased demand for electrical and fossil fuel energy.Mohammad Aqil Nadeem, Consul General joined the Consulate of Pakistan, Houston in November 2007. Prior to his present assignment, he served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad as Director General (2005-2007). He joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1984 and held various diplomatic assignments at the Pakistan Missions aboard. He has also worked in various positions for the United Nations including Political Affairs Officer from 1999-2004. Mr. Nadeem holds a master degree in International Relations
Pre-registration deadline: Nov 10, 2008
To register, for non-International Trade Club members, please fax the completed form below with credit card details to: the International Trade Center at fax: 832-448-0189
Cost is $25 for non-Trade Club. International Trade Club Members - Complimentary.
For question on registration or the International Trade Center, please call Jennifer Lopez at 832-448-0190 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org LUNCH is included.
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