Italy to Pakistan conference held in Karachi

The Consulate of Italy in Karachi organized the first single country multi-sector conference titled ‘Italy to Pakistan’ in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Islamabad along with Italian Trade Agency and Italian Development Committee. Azeem Uqaili, CEO Sindh Economic Zone Management Company SEZMC, Government of Sindh graced the event as the Chief Guest.

The half-day conference covered areas of opportunities under CPEC, CNG, automotive, sustainable and eco-tourism and an industrial overview of the Emilia Romagna region of Italy.

The Consul of Italy Anna Ruffino highlighted over sixty years of bilateral trade relations between Pakistan

The speakers comprised of Anna Ruffino, Italian Consul in Karachi who gave the welcome address, Hameed Haroon, CEO DAWN Group, Filippo Biancofiore, Area Sales Manager IVECO ASTRA, Dr Gianpaolo Bruno, Italian Trade Commissioner for UAE, Oman and Pakistan, and Aarij Iqbal, President Italian Development Committee.

Filippo Biancofiore, Area Sales Manager IVECO ASTRA addressed the audience about product familiarization and its role in the country’s developmental projects related to CPEC, DAM Construction and fast changing logistics needs.
The conference was open to professionals from different sectors. Local and Italian companies participated as exhibitors to introduce and promote their affiliation with Italy