Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)
Khurram Jameel, MD & CEO Siemens Healthineers, hosted a business gathering @ the Healthineers office in Lahore in association with AHK and Diplomatic Mission of Germany. Dr. Rudiger Lotz, Consul General of Germany, Christian Bottcher, First Secretary Economic Affairs and M. Usman, AHK Pakistan Desk, invited leading business leader to discuss the current economic conditions of the country and initiatives to enhance bilateral trade between Pakistan & Germany Mr Khurram Jameel, CEO & Managing Director Siemens Healthineers Pakistan highlighted the importance of regular business exchanges to promote bilateral ties between the two countries. Pakistan and Germany hold a very strong bond and Siemens Healthineers has always played a key role in providing breakthroughs in healthcare. He mentioned that with the launch of the Dubai-based AHK Pakistan Desk last year in UAE, the German-Pakistan business relations have been gaining momentum. The interest of German companies in the Pakistani market has increased noticeably in the last few years. AHK and the German Diplomatic missions in Pakistan are keen on playing their part and acknowledging the economic developments in this difficult but promising market, through various initiatives, and most recently by organizing a successful AHK-led business delegation of German entrepreneurs and business leaders to Islamabad and Karachi last September. Supported by the German Embassy in Islamabad and the German Consulate General in Karachi, the AHK plans to organize business networking events in Pakistan for 2023 as well. The AHK Networking Series will provide an opportunity to network with the German and Pakistani business community and the high-level guests and speakers, Jameel added. Virtually addressing the guests from Dubai, Mr Oliver Oehms, CEO of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and & Commerce (AHK) believed that the negative outlook of Pakistan is for the short term. In long term, Pakistan’s outlook is positive and it is a good opportunity for Pakistan to correct the issues forever, said Oliver.