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BAVARIAN BUSINESS DELEGATION TO PAKISTAN

OCTOBER 2018

PAKISTANI-BAVARIAN ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS:

THE WIND OF CHANGE

FROM LAPTOP & LEDERHOSE TO SMARTPHONE & SHALWAR KAMEEZ

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"Made in Pakistan

with German Engineering"

Bavarian Business Delegation

to Pakistan

Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore

from the 21 st – 28 th of October 2018

An opportunity to explore Pakistan’s

emerging economy and innovative businesses

Title page: Dr. Shoaib Warriach, Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala

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Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis, Honorary

Consul of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for

Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg

Dear Friends,

Federal President Roman Herzog spoke in 1998 of a

successful “symbiosis of laptop and lederhosen” when

he characterised the transformation of Bavaria from an

agricultural state to a high-tech location. A year later,

Herzog explained his metaphor in a speech at the CeBIT

computer trade fair: “Perhaps tradition and modernity

are more visible in Bavaria than in other regions of

Germany. In reality, this symbiosis between being rooted

in the Heimat and being open to the world is everywhere

in Germany. Our regions are our sources of power”.

When I was appointed as Honorary Consul of Pakistan

exactly ten years ago, I cannot deny that I had my

doubts about the country. I was heavily influenced by

the bad press and had astonishingly little well-grounded

knowledge about Pakistan’s culture and religion. But

within only a few months I saw my view of Pakistan

change dramatically: I met incredibly wonderful and

inspirational people, experienced the richness of

Pakistani culture and tasted the most delicious cuisine

imaginable.

I realized that Pakistan, similar to Germany, is a fascinating symbiosis of centuries-old

tradition and the modern.

It wasn’t meant as such, but my recent trip to Pakistan was a celebration of the 10th anniversary

of my appointment as Honorary Consul of Pakistan. I’m proud to have led a delegation of 36

Bavarian business managers who, rather like me, finally learned of Pakistan’s rich culture as

well as its growing economic potential.

We all enjoyed the very high standards of our hosts’ hospitality and were deeply impressed

by their ability to convince us of the myriad reasons for laying the foundation for cooperation

between Pakistan and Bavaria. The pillars of this foundation are interdisciplinary, intercultural

and interreligious. I am confident that given such support, we can together master

the challenges of the 21st century.

I wish to take this opportunity to thank the Pakistani ministers Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar,

Governor of Punjab; Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh; Shafqat Mahmood, Federal

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training; Aamir Mehmood Kiani, Federal

Minister for National Health Services and Regulation; Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to the

Prime Minister for Commerce and Industry; Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Provincial Minister of

Sindh for Energy; Muhammad Akhtar Malik, Minister of Energy for the Punjab; Faisal Hayat

Jabboana, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Punjab for Livestock and Dairy Development; and

Haroon Sharif, Chairman of the Board of Investment, who kindly received our delegation.

The cooperative projects which have arisen through our visit would not have seen the light

of day without your input.

Further I would like to thank His Excellency Martin Kobler, German Ambassador in

Islamabad, for hosting a wonderful dinner reception and especially for his enlightening

briefing that showed clearly that Pakistan was under a strong and positive “wind of change”.

Special thanks also to Eugen Wollfarth, German Consul General in Karachi, for receiving us

for a delightful dinner invitation as well as His Excellency Jauhar Saleem, Ambassador of

Pakistan, and his entire team for the strong support we received from Berlin. We are also

more than grateful for the perfect and smooth organisation of the trip provided by Bayern

International.

I would like to thank Qazi Sajid Ali, CEO of the GPCCI, and his highly dedicated team who

gave our delegation the great opportunity to start our travels with inspirational discussions

und intense and fruitful talks.

My special thanks go to the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs for the trust that

has been given to us, headed by Hubert Aiwanger, State Minister, and Roland Weigert,

State Secretary. I would like to express my warmest and heartfelt thanks to Dr. Markus

Wittmann, Head of Department International Economic Relations and Industry, who like

I never doubted the enormous potential of Pakistan and of course to my dear friend Head

of Division Ulrich Rieger who led the delegation with his unbelievably deep understanding

of our goals and who supported us in every way imaginable with his profound experience

and competent guidance.

As you will see on the following pages, we were not only able to experience Pakistan from

a completely new point of view but had the opportunity to build a bridge between the two

countries. We implemented the concept of “Made in Pakistan with German engineering”

and established our future aim of strengthening Pakistan economically and helping it

reach its full potential while maintaining its historical, social and religious heritage.

Therefore we hope to be able to adapt a slogan, similar to that of Bavaria: “Smartphone

and Shalwar Kameez”.

I sincerely hope that you will enjoy the little journey you are about to embark upon by

reading this brochure.

Yours,

Poetis

Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis,

Honorary Consul of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg

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With a population of over 200 million people and a booming economy, Pakistan is among the 25 largest

economies in the world. Germany is Pakistan’s fourth largest trading partner and Pakistan‘s largest

trading partner in Europe.

The economic and financial center of the country is the Megacity Karachi. The city is also the most

important port in the country. Over 20 million people live in the metropolitan area. Thus, Karachi is

not only the most populous city in Pakistan, but also the seventh largest on Earth. Karachi is the most

important financial center with the Pakistan Stock Exchange, the seat of the Pakistan Central Bank,

the State Bank of Pakistan and almost all the headquarters of major banks. Many ICT companies, call

centers, media and television stations have also settled there. In addition, Toyota and Suzuki Motor

Company produce in the metropolis.

Pakistan’s capital Islamabad in the northeast is the country’s political center. Together with its

immediately adjacent twin town of Rawalpindi, the metropolitan area has 4.5 million inhabitants.

In recent years, more and more IT companies have settled in Islamabad. Furthermore, all major

telecommunications companies such as Mobilink, Telenor or Ufone are headquartered in Islamabad, as

are most state-owned companies.

Lahore, the capital of the Punjab province in the northeast of the country, on the border with India, is

one of the richest cities in Pakistan and the second largest economic center in the country after Karachi.

Lahore is traditionally a center of the textile industry, but also numerous other manufacturing companies

have settled here, such as pharmaceutical and chemical producers, steel and construction industries as

well as IT companies and Pakistan’s film industry, called Lollywood. In addition, Lahore is an important

tourist center. The city of Sialkot in Punjab is the world’s second largest cluster for producing surgical

instruments made of metal. Sialkot also produces around

40 million leather footballs annually.

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the quality of work force to fulfill international standards. A digital

facilitation service for international product queries was another

area that needs improvement for boosting Pakistan’s Exports.

16 Nov 2018

The trade volume between Pakistan and Germany oscillates around 2.5 to 3.0 billion US $ per annum.

Germany has also an investment of around US $ 380 Million in Pak Economy. There is a huge potential

still untapped in all sectors of economy which if properly exploited can transform the two countries into

strategic partners. Pakistan has many export possibilities to cater the buyers of industrial and consumer

goods like furniture, fruits and agricultural products, packing materials and so on while in return can get

technology and assistance to uplift health, social, educational and energy sectors. Pakistan, certainly, can

achieve sustainable development through the cooperation of German companies coming to Pakistan with

investment, skills, knowledge and technology provided their confidence in Pakistan is heightened through

boosters like increased facilitation and an improved security environments. In the wake of China Pakistan

Economic Corridor (CPEC) and strategic geopolitical location of country there is a strong realization among

the EU countries that Pakistan would be a hub of business and trade activities in near future.

In the backdrop of this realization, the Economic Affairs Ministry of the Government of the State of Bavaria,

Germany took an initiative by sending a 36-Member strong business delegation to Pakistan in the last week

of the last month after almost a 20 years gap. The Honorary Consulate of Pakistan in Munich coordinated

this 5-day visit with the support of the Pakistan Embassy in Berlin. The back bone of Germany’s Economy is

its Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) that constitute about 75 % of the total economy of the country

and majority of the members of the delegation were owners or holding higher positions in their respective

companies that fall in the category of SMEs.

The delegation started the visit by attending a German Pakistan Business Day Conference organized by the

German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. While addressing the participants, Chief Minister of

Sindh, Mr. Murad Ali Shah emphasized on the German companies to invest in the energy sector where there

is huge potential for the German companies known for their best technologies. He assured that government

is going to provide 1000 acres of land to foreign companies and we definitely would designate a piece of land

for German Industrial Zone to welcome the companies to establish auto industry, wind turbines, smart grids

and others. Afterwards, B2B meetings were arranged which proved to be an icing on the cake.

Karachi chamber of commerce and industries being the country’s biggest chamber out of 39 chambers having

24,000 direct and about 55,000 indirect members, hosted the delegation. KCCI office bearers expressed

four concerns i.e. restoration of Lufthansa flights, increase in Deutsche Bank’s branches, visa barriers and

vocational training.

Provincial Minister for Water and Energy, Sindh Mr. Imtiaz Ahmad Shaikh, while briefing the delegation,

stated that Sindh was providing an ideal investment environment (Karachi is the port city, there are 6

economic zones in Sindh, facilitations are extended through investment promotion agency, virtual one-stopshop,

tax holidays, ease of doing business ranking has also been improved) for the foreign companies which

have already invested in wind energy projects and there was a potential to generate about 50,000 megawatts

of energy from wind in Sindh.

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan showed interest in both trade development in terms of investment

and procurementand trade promotion to increase visibility of Pakistani products and establishing follow up

committee. The German delegation urged the need of focusing on up-gradation of technology and improving

Chairman, Board of Investment, Mr. Haroonsharif briefed the

delegation about the role of BOI in facilitation, promotion and

investment of trade. He highlighted the importance of Pakistan’s

economy in terms of its consumer market with 100 million youth

having reasonably high consumption power and that Pakistan open

avenues of trade to its neighbors like Afghanistan and china. Mr.

Abdul Razaq Dawood, PM’s Advisor on Commerce, Trade, Industry

and Production discussed about the challenges Pakistan was

facing like current account deficits, job creation, transmission and

distribution of electricity. He emphasized that partnerships between

B2B were broader than investment because we need more ideas to

change liquidity into products. The leader of the delegation said

that political stability, family owned businesses, vocational training

and energy were the contributing factors to the strong economy of

the Bavarian state of Germany.

Pakistan is expecting that CPEC projects on completion, would enable the transportation of goods worth US

$205 billion through one-road-one-belt. About 35% of global traffic is happening in this region and the route

is safeguarded by 10,000 military security personnel and 5,000 by civilian security forces. In the IT sector,

Pakistan is exporting services of $16.3m in value to Germany, whereas Pakistan is the third largest country

having 3M IT workers and 4th largest freelancers in the world are found in Pakistan’s $1bn IT industry and by

2020 e-commerce is going to cross the digit of $1bn; the readiness of this particular market is almost 100%,

burgeoning incubation centers, 151 million mobile subscribers, 57 million broadband subscribing and only

5% sales tax on IT sector are contributing to the ideal investment environment in Pakistan. Health sector,

health insurance and health care systems are areas of foreign attraction. Similarly, petroleum sector offers

opportunities for business development and licenses for exploration and so on. B2B meetings organized by

the BOI were attended by a good number of representatives of local companies from almost every sector to

interact and negotiate with the German delegation.

While briefing the delegation, German ambassador Mr. Martin Kobler analyzed Pakistan’s current politicoeconomic

situation; relations with neighbors;institutional capacity; transparency of CPEC and concerns of

IMF and the ways to move forward. He said that the PTI government’s initiatives to improve the indicators

in education, health and clean Pakistan were among the factors that provide a strong foundation for future

economic growth. He emphasized that Pakistan should have more regional trade with India just as Europe did

throughout history which ultimately led to European Union.

In nutshell, Pakistan has enormous economic opportunities and great potential for growth and development.

It has every reason and perspective to become an ideal investment destination in the world provided that it

succeeds in softening its image through lobbying, bringing necessary reforms in Pakistan through political

will that encourage new frameworks, politico-economic models and other arrangements to practically

involve and engage all the stakeholders (economists, industrial experts, academicians, financial advisors

etc) to materialize strong Industry-academia linkage and to support Pakistani industry to become ready for

exports. There is also need for international business networking to expedite export promotion activities.

Syed Mohsin Raza

S. Mohsin Raza, Managing Director,

VPS Vertriebspartnerservice GmbH

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Monday, 22 nd of October 2018

21 Oct 2018

HIGH LEVEL GERMAN BUSINESSMEN DELEGATION TO VISIT PAKISTAN

Islamabad (Staff Reporter) A high level German Businessmen Delegation is arriving on a 5-day visit to

Pakistan on Monday. The visit of the delegation, comprising of 36 executive level decision makers of various

German Business Houses including IT, Manufacturing and Service Sectors, has been organized by the

Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the Honorary Consulate of Pakistan in Munich

with active support by the Pakistan Embassy in Berlin.

The objective of the visit is to explore opportunities of joint ventures and innovative businesses in the

emerging economy of Pakistan. It will be the first official Bavarian delegation since 20 years ago. Bavaria, as

Europe‘s strongest economic region, can become an important partner for Pakistan in the future.

During its 2 day stay in Karachi, the delegation will attend Pakistan German Business Conference being

organized by the German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad

Ali Shah is scheduled to be the Chief Guest. In his keynote address Syed Murad Ali Shah will highlight the

investment and business opportunities available in his province for the foreign businessmen.

The delegation will visit Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and hold meeting with the President

of the Chamber, Mr. Junaid Esmail Makda and members of the KCCI, to be followed by a presentation “Made

in Pakistan with German Engineering” by Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis, Honorary Consul for Pakistan in

Bavaria.

Mr. Ulrich Konstantin Rieger of the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy & Technology, will

brief the participants about the Bavaria State and its pivotal role in the German Economy. The Sindh Board

of Investment (SBOI) will also make a presentation to be followed by group discussion and B2B meetings

during the delegation’s visit to the SBOI Head Office. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

has organized a Round Table Business Discussion. The delegation is also likely to visit a few industrial units

located in Karachi.

In the Federal Capital, Islamabad, the delegation will call on Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce,

Textile, Industries & Production and Investment, Mr. Abdul Razzaq Dawood. The meeting will be followed

by a presentation by the Board of Investment on “Regime and Special Economic Zones of Pakistan”. Senior

Representatives of Ministries of IT & Telecommunication, National Health Services & Regulations, Industries

& Production, National Food Security & Research, Energy (Power and Petroleum Divisions), Commerce,

Punjab Information Technology Board, Private Power Infrastructure Board and the Federation of Chamber

of Commerce & Industry, shall make a presentation on their respective sphere of activities. B2B meetings

with Pakistani businessmen and industrialists have also been organized with the active cooperation of

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

A Reception in honour of the delegation by the German Embassy is also in the cards.

01:30 Departure from Karachi Airport to the

Avari Towers Hotel

02:00 Arrival at the Avari Towers Hotel and Check-in

10:30 German Pakistan Business Conference organised by

German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry

(GPCCI) at Avari Towers Hotel, Room Khorshed Mahal

Programme:

• Welcome address by Qazi Sajid Ali, President GPCCI

• Address by Eugen Wollfarth, German Consul General in Karachi

• Address by Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh

• Address by Imtiaz Ahmed Shalikh,

Minister for Energy Government of Sindh

• Notes of Thanks by

11:30 – 12:00 Refreshments

- Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

- Nadeem Kazmi, Senior Vice President GPCCI

- Danesh Dinshaw, Secretary General GPCCI

- Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

12:00 – 13:00 Round Table Business Discussions by GPCCI

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch at Avari Towers Hotel hosted by GPCCI

14:30 Departure from the Avari Towers Hotel to the

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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German Pakistan Business Conference organised by the German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GPCCI)

at Avari Towers Hotel, Khurshid Mahal Room, 22 nd of October 2018

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Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI

Imtiaz Ahmed Shalikh, Minister for Energy, Government of Sindh

Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy

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Danesh Dinshaw, Secretary General of the GPCCI

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding: Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis and Adnan Hussain of ICS Group

Asra Junejo, Project Manager, GPCCI, and Hina

Ilyias, Communication and Membership

Affairs Manager, GPCCI

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Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh

Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and Syed Murad Ali

Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

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Muhammad Ahsan, Photographer, Siemens Healthineers

Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, German

Consul General Eugen Wollfarth

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations,

Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of

Pakistan, and Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI

Nadeem Kazmi, Senior Vice President of the GPCCI

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Nadeem Kazmi, Senior Vice President of the GPCCI

Danesh Dinshaw, Secretary General, GPCCI

Wajid H. Junejo, Plant Manager, engro fertilizers, with Naseem Shaikh, Director & General Manager,

Authorised General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Pakistan

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis with Imtiaz Ahmed Shalikh, Minister for Energy, Government of Sindh

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Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP and

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations,

Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

for Bavaria

Avari Towers Hotel, Khorshed Mahal Room

Philipp Andree, Association of German Chambers of

Commerce and Industry

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Pakistani Media (PTV News, Geo News, Ary News, GNN, Express News, 92 News and many more)

Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director, Petal Consulting UG

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH

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Marina Andresen, Managing Director, Serena‘s, Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh

Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI

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Martina Maschauer, Managing Director, Bayern International, Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist,

Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, and Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI, in discussions

Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior, Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib

Cash & Carry, and Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Sohail Yasin Suleman, CEO, World Wide Group

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Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, hands over the shield of German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry to Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

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German delegation due on 22nd

TOP GERMAN BUSINESS DELEGATION

TO VISIT PAKISTAN TOMORROW

KARACHI - A thirty-member business delegation from Germany -representing important

sectors like energy, engineering, security technology, financial services and construction- will

be on a two-day visit to Karachi, from October 22.

By Staff Report - October 21, 2018

This delegation was the result of joint efforts by Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy

and Technology; Pakistan Embassy in Berlin with support of Dr Poetis, who is Honorary

Consul General of Pakistan in Munich; the Embassy of Germany in Pakistan and the German

Consulate in Karachi, President GPCCI, Qazi Sajid Ali told APP here on Monday.

On the first day, German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has arranged a

conference on the trade and investment opportunities in Germany and Pakistan.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah is expected to inaugurate this programme.

Then, the delegation would visit Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Trade

Development Authority of Pakistan, Sindh Board of Investment, Pakistan Business Council’s

secretariat and the Governor House.

Qazi said that after a long period of time, a business delegation from Germany was coming to

Karachi for business discussion with Pakistani counterparts and would finalize the projects of

mutual interest for the bilateral business growth. Some of the German businessmen are also

interested in the joint ventures.

The visit would encourage German investment here and exports of Pakistani goods to

Germany.

IT WILL BE THE FIRST OFFICIAL BAVARIAN DELEGATION VISIT TO PAKISTAN

AFTER 20 YEARS

OBJECTIVE IS TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES OF JOINT VENTURES IN THE

EMERGING ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN

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ISLAMABAD: A high-level German businessmen delegation will arrive on a five-day visit to Pakistan today

(Monday).

The visit of the delegation, comprising of 36 executive-level decisionmakers of various German business

houses including IT, manufacturing and service sectors, has been organised by the Bavarian Ministry of

Economic Affairs in collaboration with the Consulate of Pakistan in Munich with active support from the

Pakistan Embassy in Berlin.

The objective of the visit is to explore opportunities of joint ventures and innovative businesses in the emerging

economy of Pakistan. It will be the first official Bavarian delegation visit to Pakistan after 20 years. Bavaria, as

Europe’s strongest economic region, wishes to become an important partner of Pakistan in the future.

HIGH PROFILE GERMAN DELEGATION

DUE ON OCT. 22

During its two-day stay in Karachi, the delegation will attend Pak-German Business Conference being

organised by the German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali

Shah is scheduled to be the chief guest of the occasion. In his keynote address, Murad Ali Shah will highlight

some of the investment and business opportunities available in his province for the foreign businessmen.

The delegation will then visit the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry where it will hold a meeting

with the chamber’s president, followed by a presentation on “Made in Pakistan with German Engineering” by

Consul for Pakistan in Bavaria Dr Pantelis Christian Poetis.

Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy Senior Counselor Ulrich Konstantin

Rieger will brief the participants about the Bavaria State and its pivotal role in the German economy.

The Sindh Board of Investment (SBOI) will also make a presentation which will be followed by a group

discussion and business-to-business meetings during the delegation’s visit to the SBOI Head Office.

The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has organised a round-table business discussion with

the visiting delegation, which is also likely to visit a few industrial units in Karachi.

During its stay in the federal capital, the delegation will call on Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce Abdul

Razzaq Dawood. The meeting will be followed by a presentation by the Board of Investment on “Regime and

Special Economic Zones of Pakistan”.

Senior representatives from the ministries of IT and telecommunication, national health services & regulations,

industries & production, national food security & research, energy (power and petroleum divisions), commerce,

Punjab Information Technology Board, Private Power Infrastructure Board and the Federation of Chamber of

Commerce and Industry shall make a presentation on their respective sphere of activities.

B2B meetings with Pakistani businessmen and industrialists have also been organised with the active

cooperation of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A reception in the honour of the delegation

by the German Embassy is also on the cards.

A thirty-member business delegation from Germany -representing important sectors like energy, engineering,

security technology, financial services and construction- will be on a two-day visit to Karachi, from October 22.

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Oct, 2018): A thirty-member business delegation from Germany

-representing important sectors like energy, engineering, security technology, financial services and constructionwill

be on a two-day visit to Karachi, from October 22.

This delegation was the result of joint efforts by Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs,

Energy and Technology; Pakistan Embassy in Berlin with support of Dr. Poetis, who

is Honorary Consul General of Pakistan in Munich; the Embassy of Germany in

Pakistan and the German Consulate in Karachi, President GPCCI, Qazi Sajid Ali told

APP here on Monday.

On the first day, German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has arranged

a conference on the trade and investment opportunities in Germany and Pakistan.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah is expected to inaugurate this programme.

Then, the delegation would visit Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Trade

Development Authority of Pakistan, Sindh board of Investment, Pakistan Business Council‘s secretariat and the

Governor House.

Qazi said that after a long period of time, a business delegation from Germany was finally coming to Karachi for

business discussion with Pakistani counterparts and would finalize the projects of mutual interest for the bilateral

business growth. Some of the German businessmen are also interested in the joint ventures.

The visit would encourage German investment here and exports of Pakistani goods to Germany.

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SINDH GOVT SIGN MOU WITH GERMAN

BUSINESSMEN DELEGATION GPCCI

MURAD URGES GERMAN BUSINESSMEN

TO INVEST IN SINDH

October, 22, 2018

Karachi-The signing ceremony took place in the presence of the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and

the Provincial Minister of Sindh for Energy Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Mr. Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Senior Ministerial

Counsellor state of Bavaria. Consul General of Germany in Karachi Mr. Eugen Wollfarth and President GPCCI Mr.

Qazi Sajid Ali,VP Mr. Syed Nadeem Ali Kazmi during the inauguration ceremony commemorating the visit of Bavarian

Business Delegation from Germany to Pakistan an MoU was signed by Mr. Adnan Hussain of ICS Group and Dr. Poetis

of Power Group from Germany related to the Pharmaceutical sector.

Oct 22,2018

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has urged the German businessmen to avail the vast investment

opportunities in different sectors in the province

While addressing the inaugural session of German investors conference ‘Made in Pakistan with German Engineering’,

the chief minister said that Sindh is the land of opportunities and the provincial government has created one-window

facility for investors at public-private partnership unit.

Karachi-Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah along with Provincial Minister of Sindh for Energy Imtiaz Ahmed

Shaikh and President GPCCI Mr. Qazi Sajid Ali, Presents Shield to Mr Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Senior Ministerial

Counsellor state from Bavaria state Minister of Economic Affairs Media Energy & Technology. Consul General of

Germany in Karachi Mr. Eugen Wollfarth and others also seen in on the occasion.

Karachi -Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah addressing inauguration ceremony of the “Made in Pakistan with

German Engineering” initiative. Provincial Minister of Sindh for Energy Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh and President GPCCI Mr.

Qazi Sajid Ali, Mr Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Senior Ministerial Counsellor state of Bavaria. Consul General of Germany

in Karachi Mr. Eugen Wollfarth, VP Mr. Syed Nadeem Ali Kazmi, also seen on the stage

He said that Sindh has vast investment opportunities in different sectors such as energy, including renewable and

fossil fuel, infrastructures, agriculture, corporate farming, textile, city design, heavy engineering, public transport,

pharmaceutical and in various other sectors.

“We are developing special economic zones and invite German companies to establish their factories here,” Sindh CM

said, and added his government would extend full support to German firms establish their factories here.

The provincial government was working on solar energy for which the entire Sindh is available where solar panels could

be installed for power generation, he said and added that smart, mini, micro grids in rural areas could be established

under PPP mode.

The event was organized by German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) at a local hotel.

Those who spoke on the occasion include Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, German Consul General in Karachi Mr

Eugene Wollfarth, Senior Ministerial Counselor from The Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Media, Energy &

Technology, Munich Mr Ulrich Konstantin Rieger and others.

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CHIEF MINISTER PHOTO MOU GERMAN BUSINESSMEN

DELEGATION GPCCI

October 24, 2018

Karachi -The signing ceremony took place in the presence of the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad

Ali Shah and the Provincial Minister of Sindh for Energy Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Mr Ulrich Konstantin

Rieger, Senior Ministerial Counsellor state of Bavaria. Consul General of Germany in Karachi Mr. Eugen

Wollfarth and President GPCCI Mr. Qazi Sajid Ali,VP Mr. Syed Nadeem Ali Kazmi during the inauguration

ceremony commemorating the visit of Bavarian Business Delegation from Germany to Pakistan an MoU

was signed by Mr. Adnan Hussain of ICS Group and Dr. Poetis of Power Group from Germany related

to the Pharmaceutical sector.

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The senior Ministerial Counsellor of the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy

and Technology, Ulrich Konstantin Rieger will brief the participants about the Bavaria state and

its pivotal role in the German Economy. The Sindh Board of Investment (SBOI) will also make

a presentation to be followed by group discussion and B2B meetings during delegation’s visit

to the SBOI Head Office. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has organized a

Round Table Business Discussion. The delegation is also likely to visit a few industrial units

located in Karachi.

A high-level German businessmen delegation is arriving on a 5-day visit to Pakistan

on Monday (today). The visit of the delegation, comprising 36 executive level decisionmakers

of various German business houses including IT, manufacturing and service

sectors, has been organised by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration

with the Honorary Consulate of Pakistan in Munich with support by the Pakistan Embassy

in Berlin.

In the Federal Capital, Islamabad, the delegation will call on Prime Minister‘s Advisor on

Commerce, Textile, Industries & Production and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Dawood. The

meeting will be followed by a presentation by the Board of Investment on “Regime and Special

Economic Zones of Pakistan”. Senior Representatives of Ministries of IT & Telecommunication,

National Health Services & Regulations, Industries & Production, National Food Security

& Research, Energy (Power and Petroleum Divisions), Commerce, Punjab Information

Technology Board, Private Power Infrastructure Board and the Federation of Chamber of

Commerce & Industry, shall make presentations on their respective sphere of activities. B2B

meetings with Pakistani businessmen and industrialists have also been organised with the

active cooperation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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The objective of the visit is to explore opportunities of joint ventures and innovative

businesses in the emerging economy of Pakistan. It will be the first official Bavarian

delegation after 20 years. Bavaria, as Europe‘s strongest economic region, can become

an important partner for Pakistan in the future.

During its 2-day stay in Karachi, the delegation will attend Pakistan German Business

Conference being organized by the German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce &

Industry. Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah is scheduled to be the chief guest.

In his keynote address Syed Murad Ali Shah will highlight the investment and business

opportunities available in his province for the foreign businessmen. The delegation will

visit Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and hold meeting with the President

of the Chamber, Junaid Esmail Makda and members of the KCCI, to be followed by a

presentation on “Made in Pakistan with German engineering” by Dr Pantelis Christian

Poetis, Honorary Consul for Pakistan in Bavaria.

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He stated this while addressing the inaugural session of German Investors Conference “Made

in Pakistan with German Engineering” organized by German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce

& Industry (GPCCI) here on Monday.

MURAD INVITES GERMAN INVESTORS TO INVEST IN

ENERGY, CITY DESIGNING, HEAVY ENGINEERING

Murad Ali Shah said that Sindh has vast investment opportunities in different sectors such as

energy, including renewable and fossil fuel, infrastructures, agriculture-corporate farming, textile,

city design, heavy engineering, public transport, pharmaceutical and in various other sectors.

He said that Sindh has a vast wind corridor at Jhimpir and Gharo near Karachi. It has a potential

of producing 50,000 MW wind energy but “we are producing 1035 MW from 20 projects and for

projects which under installation process would produce another 200 MW,” he said.

The Chief Minister said that the provincial government was working on solar energy for which

the entire Sindh is available where solar panels could be installed for power generation. Smart,

Mini, micro grids in rural areas could be established under PPP mode.

“We establishing a 50 MW solar power project with model grid connectivity at Majhand, District

Sehwan,” he said and added in such projects there were vast investment opportunities.

Talking about coal energy, Murad Ali Shah said that the Sindh province has vast coal reserves

and, in their exploitation, – means mining and power generation the German experts have

played their role.

“We are developing special economic zones and invite German companies to establish their

factories here,” he said and added his government would extend full support to German firms

establish their factories here.

“The theme of the conference has really made me glade- “Made in Pakistan with German

Engineering- now time has come to materialize this theme,” he said and added this conference

would bring German investors here in Karachi.

Murad Ali Shah appreciated President GPCCI Qazi Sajid Ali for organizing such a conference

here in Karachi. “Karachi is hub of trade and industry with facilities of seaport, airport, rail network

and goods transport facilities and availability of skilled and unskilled labour,” he said and added

that these features were pretty enough to ensure good returns.

KARACHI : Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that Sindh is the land of

opportunities and the provincial government has created one-window facility for investors at

Public Private Partnership Unit.

Those who spoke on the occasion include Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, German Consul

General in Karachi Mr Eugene Wollfarth, Senior Ministerial Consellor from Tha Bavarian Satte

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Media, Energy & Technology, Munich Mr Ulrich Konstantin Rieger

and others.

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MURAD INVITES GERMAN INVESTMENT IN SINDH

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that Sindh is the land of opportunities and the provincial

government has created one-window facility for inves tors at Public Private Partnership Unit.

This he said while addressing the inaugural session of the German investors conference titled ‘Made in Pakistan with German

engineering’ organised by German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GPCCI) at a local hotel on Monday.

He said that Sindh has vast investment opportunities in different sectors such as energy, including renewable and fossil fuel,

infrastructure, agriculture, corporate farming, textile, city design, heavy engineering, public transport, pharmaceutical and in

various other sectors.

He said that Sindh has a vast wind corridor at Jhimpir and Gharo near Karachi. It has a potential of producing 50,000MW

wind energy.

Mr Shah said that the provincial government was working on solar energy for which the entire province is available where

solar panels could be installed for power generation. Smart, mini, micro grids in rural areas could be established under PPP

mode. “We [are] establishing a 50MW solar power project with model grid connectivity at Manj hand, [district] Sehwan,” he said

and added that in such projects there were vast investment opportunities.

Talking about coal energy, the chief minister said that Sindh has vast coal reserves and in their exploitation the German experts

have played their role.

Mr Shah appreciated the GPCCI for organising the conference in the metropolis. “Karachi is a hub of trade and industry with

facilities of seaport, airport, rail network and goods transport facilities and availability of skilled and unskilled labour,” he said

and added that these features were enough to ensure good returns.

Others who spoke on the occasion included Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, German Consul General Eugene Wollfarth

and others.

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Monday, 22 nd of October 2018

15:00 - 17:00 Visit of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and

Industry (KCCI)

Programme:

• Welcome address along with a brief presentation on KCCI by

Junaid Esmail Makda, President of Karachi Chamber of

Commerce and Industry

• “Made in Pakistan with German Engineering”

Opening Remarks by Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Question & Answer sessions

17:30 Departure from the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

to the Avari Towers Hotel by two busses

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Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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GERMAN BUSINESS DELEGATION VISITS KCCI

October 22, 2018

Led by Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, who represented Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs and

Media, the German delegates from leading companies showed their interest in various potential

sectors of Pakistan.

The German businesspersons agreed with Karachi Chamber leadership’s proposal for increased

exchange of information on trade and investment opportunities on the both sides and on the potential

of economic collaboration between the two countries.

German delegation’s leader supported the demand from KCCI that there should be transfer of

technology to Pakistan under economic collaboration and joint ventures.

They should work together for the progress of the two countries. There was a big scope for economic

cooperation and enhancing trade in Pakistan and Germany, Rieger said.

KCCI President M. Junaid Makda led Karachi chamber’s team. KCCI business leaders shared

information with visiting German businesspersons on bilateral trade and possible joint ventures in

various potential sectors like automobiles, mining and vocational training.

KARACHI: A business delegation from Germany on Monday visited

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), and discussed

trade, investment and other issues of bilateral interest with KCCI

officer-bears and other members of the chamber.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

GERMAN BUSINESSMEN

KEEN TO ENHANCE INVESTMENT

KARACHI: German businessmen are eager to explore investment and joint-venture opportunities in trade and industry of

Pakistan, a foreign official said on Tuesday.

“There is a great potential to enhance bilateral trade and we must use this potential,” Ulrich Rieger, a senior ministerial consul

from Bavarian State’s Ministry of Economic Affairs said at a meeting with the officials of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and

Industry (KCCI).

Rieger was leading a 36-member German delegation, which visited after two decades, to discuss trade and investment

opportunities. “We have observed that Pakistani businessmen are very active and innovative all over the world and also in

Germany,” a statement quoted Rieger as saying.

The ministerial consul said Pakistan with a huge population of 220 million can offer a lot to Bavarian businessmen and

investors “therefore we decided to visit this country”.

“The German business delegation is here to look for cooperation, new business ideas which is our main interest and they will

also be happy to cooperate in transfer of technology,” Rieger said. “One of the secrets behind success of Bavaria has been

the vocational training and development of SMEs (small and medium enterprises). We can support Pakistan with vocational

training.”

Honorary Consul for Pakistan in Bavaria Pantelis Christian Poetis said they want to see the industries and economies of both

the countries to be as prosperous as possible and “that’s why we are here for cooperation and we are here for networking”.

President KCCI Junaid Esmail Makda said that Karachi, the economic and financial hub of Pakistan, offers profitable investment

opportunities and facilities for trade, investment and joint ventures to German business and industrial community.

Makda said the region is likely to attract substantial foreign investment from different parts of the world after completion of

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Gwadar port. “The German business community can also benefit from the situation by

investing or undertaking joint ventures in Pakistan, particularly in Karachi.”

KCCI president said trade between Pakistan and Germany significantly improved in the last decade.

In 2017, Pakistan exported merchandise worth $1.87 billion to Germany as against $1.68 billion in 2016, showing growth of 12

percent. Pakistan’s imports from Germany rose five percent to $1.36 billion during the year.

October 25, 2018

PAKISTAN CAN ALSO OFFER LOT TO

BAVARIAN INVESTORS: RIEGER

Karachi Leader of German delegation and Senior Ministerial Consul from Bavarian State’s Ministry

of Economic Affairs Mr. Ulrich Konstantin Rieger has said, “Many German companies usually look for

trade opportunities in China and India whereas Pakistan with a huge population of 220 million can also

offer a lot to Bavarian Businessmen and Investors therefore we decided to visit this country.”

Ulrich Rieger, who led a 36-member German delegation during its visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce

and Industry, said, “There is a great potential to enhance bilateral trade and we must use this potential.

We have observed that Pakistani businessmen are very active and innovative all over the world and

also in Germany.”

President KCCI Junaid Esmail Makda, Senior Vice President Khurram Shahzad, Vice President Asif

Sheikh Javaid, Former Presidents KCCI Mian Abrar Ahmed, Majyd Aziz and Shamim Ahmed Shamsi

along with KCCI Managing Committee members, Vice Consul for Economic Affairs from German

Consulate Vogel Ingolf, Honorary Consul for Pakistan in Bavaria Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis and others

attended the meeting.

Ulrich Rieger further stated that the German Business delegation was here to look for cooperation,

new business ideas which is our main interest and they will also be happy to cooperate in transfer

of technology. “One of the secrets behind success of Bavaria has been the vocational training and

development of SMEs. We can support Pakistan with vocational training and we are ready to do it”, he

added.

Referring to concerns expressed over issuance of visas, he opined, “It is much easier to come to

Pakistan from Germany but if a businessman from Pakistan wants to come to Germany, it’s not too easy

due to the Schengen system. As businessmen, we are on your side.”

Makda said German programs like BFZ’s Espire Project by Bavarian Employers Association and GIZ Asia Social and Labor

Standards in textile and garment sector proved instrumental in capacity building of industries and organisations.

“Such collaborations and cooperation should further be strengthened,” he added.

“There is a substantial room available for Pakistani products like halal foodstuff, dairy products, textiles, cotton, which can be

exported to Germany while Pakistani industries can greatly benefit from German technological advancements.”

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KCCI president said trade between Pakistan and Germany significantly improved in the last decade.

GERMAN COMPANIES TO BOOST

TRADE TIES WITH PAKISTAN: HUMSUB.TVX

In 2017, Pakistan exported merchandise worth $1.87 billion to Germany as against $1.68 billion in

2016, showing growth of 12 percent. Pakistan’s imports from Germany rose five percent to $1.36

billion during the year.

October 25, 2018

German Companies to Boost Trade Ties With Pakistan: Most German companies usually look for trade

opportunities in China and India whereas Pakistan, with a population of over 200 million, can also offer

a lot to Bavarian businessmen and investors, said Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs Senior

Ministerial Consul Ulrich Konstantin Rieger.

Speaking at the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), while leading a 36-member German

delegation, Rieger said, “There is a great potential for enhancing bilateral trade and we must use this

potential. We have observed that Pakistani businessmen are very active and innovative all over the world

and also in Germany.”

He shared with the audience that the delegation was visiting Pakistan in a bid to find avenues of

cooperation and new business ideas and would be happy to cooperate in the transfer of technology.

“One of the secrets behind the success of Bavaria is vocational training and development of SMEs. We

can support Pakistan in vocational training,” Rieger said.

Referring to the difficulty in getting Germany’s visa, he pointed out, “It is much easier to come to Pakistan

from Germany, but if a businessman from Pakistan wants to come to Germany, it’s not too easy due to

the Schengen system.”

German Companies To Boost Trade Ties With Pakistan

Makda said German programs like BFZ’s Espire Project by Bavarian Employers Association and

GIZ Asia Social and Labour Standards in textile and garment sector proved instrumental in capacity

building of industries and organisations.

“Such collaborations and cooperation should further be strengthened,” he added.

“There is a substantial room available for Pakistani products like halal foodstuff, dairy products,

textiles, cotton, which can be exported to Germany while Pakistani industries can greatly benefit

from German technological advancements.”

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PAKISTAN GERMANY MAY GO FOR JOINT VENTURES,

TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY IN MULTIPLE SECTORS

22 Oct 2018

KARACHI: A business delegation from Germany on Monday visited Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

(KCCI), and discussed trade, investment and other issues of bilateral interest with KCCI officer-bears and other members

of the chamber.

Led by Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, who represented Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs and Media, the German

delegates from leading companies showed their interest in various potential sectors of Pakistan.

The German businesspersons agreed with Karachi Chamber leadership’s proposal for increased exchange of information

on trade and investment opportunities on the both sides and on the potential of economic collaboration between

the two countries.

German delegation’s leader supported the demand from KCCI that there should be transfer of technology to Pakistan

under economic collaboration and joint ventures.

They should work together for the progress of the two countries. There was a big scope for economic cooperation and

enhancing trade in Pakistan and Germany, Rieger said.

KCCI President M. Junaid Makda led the Karachi chamber’s team. KCCI business leaders shared information with

visiting German businesspersons on bilateral trade and possible joint ventures in various potential sectors like automobiles,

mining and vocational training.

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Monday, 22 nd of October 2018

19:30 Departure from the Avari Towers Hotel to the German Consulate

20:00 – 22:00 Reception by Eugen Wollfahrth,

Consul General Bavarian Evening

21:30 First pick up from German Consulate to Avari Towers Hotel

22:00 Last pick up from German Consulate to Avari Towers Hotel

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Asra Junejo, Project Manager at GPCCI, German Consul General Eugen Wollfarth

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Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, German Consul General Eugen Wollfarth and Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis at the Bavarian Evening, German Consulate in Karachi

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Interview of Deutsche Welle with Martina Maschauer, Managing Director, Bayern International

HIGH-LEVEL GERMAN TRADE TEAM DUE TODAY

0ct 24, 2018

A high-level German businessmen delegation is arriving on a 5-day visit to Pakistan on Monday (today). The

visit of the delegation, comprising 36 executive level decision-makers of various German business houses

including IT, manufacturing and service sectors, has been organised by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic

Affairs in collaboration with the Honorary Consulate of Pakistan in Munich with support by the Pakistan

Embassy in Berlin. During its 2-day stay in Karachi, the delegation will attend Pakistan German Business

Conference. The delegation will visit Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and hold meeting with the

President of the Chamber, Junaid Esmail Makda and members of the KCCI, to be followed by a presentation

on “Made in Pakistan with German engineering”.

Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Asra Junejo, Project Manager at GPCCI

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German CG

hosts dinner

The German consul-general in

town, Eugen Wollfarth, hosted a

dinner in honour of a German trade

delegation comprising companies

from the German province of

Bavaria at the German Consulate-

General on Monday evening.

Speaking on the occasion, he

said the mission would focus

all its efforts on helping the

private sector increase trade and

investment between Pakistan and

Germany. Wollfarth said Germany

appreciated Pakistan’s efforts to

project a realistic, soft image of the

country and that Germany would

help Pakistan in the endeavour.

Later, the consul general,

assisted by Ulrich Reiger of the

Internationalisation Department,

Bavarian Ministry of Economic

Affairs, Energy and Technology,

and Qazi Sajid Ali, chairman of the

Germany-Pakistan Chamber of

Commerce and Industry, cut a cake

to commemorate the occasion.

Karachi: Senior Ministerial Counsellor State of Bavaria Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Consul General of Germany Eugen

Wollfarth, and President GPCCI Qazi Sajid Ali photographed at a dinner reception at the Consulate General

This was followed by dinner

attended by the elite of the

business community, the media,

the bureaucracy and diplomats

stationed in town.

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Tuesday, 23 rd of October 2018

09:00 Departure from the Avari Towers Hotel to the

Sindh Secretariat

09:30 Meeting at Sindh Secretariat, organised by

Sindh Board of Investment (SBOI)

Group discussions

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation and Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Minister for Energy, Government of Sindh

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Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Minister for Energy, Government of Sindh, Imran Atta Soomro, Director General, Sindh Board of Investment, German Consul General Eugen Wollfarth,

Kalim Farooqui, Managing Director, Technology Links LTD.

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Attendees Meeting at paying Sindh close Board attention of Investment to the presentations about business opportunities in Sindh

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Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary Investment Counsellor,

Board of Investment, Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Schmidt, Managing Director, InterMedia Gesellschaft

Exchanging gifts at Sindh Secretariat

Dr. Olaf Fleck, CEO, SUNSET Energietechnik GmbH

German Consul General Eugen Wollfarth

Ingolf Vogel, Consular Attaché, Economic and Cultural Affairs, German Consulate and Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the

GPCCI

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Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs,

Metro-Habib Cash & Carry

Kalim Farooqui, Managing Director, Technology

Links LTD.

Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director, Petal Consulting UG, Philipp Andree, Association of German Chambers

of Commerce and Industry, Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers

Marina Andresen, Managing Director Serena‘s, Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior,

Muhammad Sajjad Azam, Group Commercial Head, World Wide Group

The plenum

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Judith Gampe, CEO, Nova Products GmbH, Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO,

B2P GmbH

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, and Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Minister for Energy Government of Sindh

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis and Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Minister for Energy, Government of Sindh

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GERMAN DELEGATION MEETS BUSINESSMEN,

OFFICERS AT SINDH SECRETARIAT

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Oct, 2018): A 36 member German business

delegation from Bavaria region which is visiting Sindh province now a days, headed by Ulrich

Konstantin Rieger, from Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology visited

Sindh Secretariat on Tuesday.

The delegation met representatives of local business forums like Karachi Chamber of Commerce

and Industries (KCCI), Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) and other industrialists

and Company heads, said a statement.

Consul General of Germany in Pakistan Dr Pantelis Christian Poetis was also present in the

meeting.

On this occasion Chief Executive Officer of Sindh Special Economic Zones Management Abdul

Azeem Uqaily briefed the German delegation about investment opportunities in Sindh province.

He also briefed them about investment policies and incentives which are being given to the

investors by the Sindh Government in the province.

The German delegation expressed keen interest in investment in terms of joint ventures and

business partnerships with Pakistani investors.

They also showed interest in investment in training in various fields specially in skill development.

Minister Energy Sindh Imtiaz Ahmed sheikh, while addressing the participants, said that we

should certainly get success in making some important business partnerships and assured his

full cooperation in this regard.

A 36 member German business delegation from Bavaria region which

is visiting Sindh province now a days, headed by Ulrich Konstantin

Rieger, from Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and

Technology visited Sindh Secretariat on Tuesday.

The meeting was presided over by Minister Energy Sindh Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh besides

Director General Sindh board of Investment SBI, Imran Atta Soomro, Chief Executive Officer

of Sindh Special Economic Zones Management Abdul Azeem Uqaily, CEO of Sindh Enterprise

Development Fund SEDF Mehboob ul Haq, Director Administration SBI Abrar Sheikh and other

senior officers of various departments were also present in the meeting.

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GERMAN BUSINESS DELEGATION SHOWS

INTEREST IN INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

IN SINDH

A visiting German delegation showed keen interest in investment opportunities in the province,

particularly joint ventures and business partnerships.

A 36-member German business delegation from Bavaria headed by Ulrich Konstantin Rieger,

from Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology visited the Sindh Secretariat

on Tuesday and met representatives of local business forums like Karachi Chambers of

Commerce and Industries (KCCI), Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) and other

industrialists.

The meeting was presided over by Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh. Chief Executive

Officer of Sindh Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Abdul Azeem Uqaily briefed the German

delegation about investment opportunities in Sindh province. He also briefed about investment

policies and incentives which are being offered to the investors by Sindh Government.

The German delegation showed keen interest in investment. They also showed interest in

investment in training in various fields particularly skill development. Energy Minister Imtiaz

Ahmed sheikh, while addressing the participants of the meeting, showed interest in initiating

business partnerships with Germans. He assured them of his full cooperation in this regard.

Concluding the meeting, he thanked the delegation for visiting Sindh.

The meeting was attended by Honorary Consul Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis, Sindh Board of

Investment (SBI) Director General Imran Ata Soomro, Sindh Enterprise Development Fund

(SEDF) CEO Mr Mehboobul Haq, SBI Director Administration Abrar Sheikh, and other senior

officers of various departments.

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October 23, 2018

GERMAN BUSINESSMEN EVINCE INTEREST

IN ENERGY SECTOR’S JVS

KARACHI: German businessmen from Bavaria region have shown interest in joint ventures with Pakistani

counterparts, especially in energy sector and skill development trainings in Sindh. These views were expressed

by a 36-member German business delegation headed by Ulrich Konstantin Rieger from Bavarian Ministry of

Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology during a meeting with Minister Energy Sindh Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh.

The delegation met representatives of local business forums like Karachi chambers of commerce and industries,

Association of Builders and Developers ABAD, and other industrialists and companies’ heads.

KARACHI: A 36 member German business delegation visited Sindh Secretariat today and met representatives

of local business forums.

The local business forums included Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Association of Builders and

Developers ABAD, and other industrialists and company heads.

The German delegation from Bavaria region, headed by Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, from Bavarian Ministry of

Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology is on visit of Sindh province.

Honorary Consul Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis is also present in the meeting.

Minister Energy Sindh Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh presided the meeting. Besides, Director General Sindh Board of

Investment (SBI), Imran Ata Soomro, Chief Executive officer of Sindh Special Economic Zones Management

Abdul Azeem Uqaily, CEO of Sindh Enterprise Development Fund SEDF, Mehboob ul Haq, Director Administration

SBI Abrar Sheikh, and other senior officers of various departments were also present in the meeting.

Consul General of Germany in Pakistan Dr Pantelis Christian Poetis, Director General Sindh Board of Investment

SBI, Imran Ata Soomro, Chief Executive Officer of Sindh Special economic zones Management Abdul Azeem

Uqaily, CEO of Sindh Enterprise development fund SEDF Mehboob-ul-Haq, Director Administration SBI Abrar

Sheikh and other senior officers of various departments were also present in the meeting.

Abdul Azeem Uqaily briefed the German delegation about investment opportunities in Sindh province. He also

informed about investment policies and incentives being given to the investors by the Sindh government.

Later, the German delegation showed keen interest in investment in terms of joint ventures and business

partnerships with Pakistani investors in Sindh.

Minister Energy Sindh Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh said that they should certainly get success in making some important

business partnerships with German counterparts and assured his full cooperation in this regard.

According to the official handout, Abdul Azeem Uqaily briefed the German delegation about investment

opportunities in Sindh province.

He also briefed about investment policies and incentives which are being given to the investors by the Sindh

Government in the province.

The German delegation showed keen interest in investment in terms of joint ventures and business partnerships

with Pakistani investors. They also showed interest in investment in training in various fields specially in skill

development.

Minister Energy Sindh, Imtiaz Ahmed sheikh , while addressing to the participants of the meeting, said that they

would certainly get success in making some important business partnerships with their German counterparts. He

assured his full cooperation in this regard.

He also paid thanks to honorable guests for their visit to Pakistan and specially to Sindh.

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Tuesday, 23 rd of October 2018

11:30 – 12:30 Round Table Business Discussions at Trade

Development Authority Pakistan (TDAP)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch at TDAP hosted by TDAP

14:10 – 14:40 Departure from the TDAP to the Pakistan Business Council

Syed Rafeo Bashir Shah, Director General, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Usman, Director General, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan

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Round Table Business Discussions at Trade Development Authority Pakistan

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Martina Maschauer, Managing Director,

Bayern International

Ingolf Vogel, Consular Attaché, Economic and Cultural

Affairs, German Consulate

Judith Gampe, CEO, Nova Products GmbH

Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary Investment

Counsellor, Board of Investment, Pakistan

Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO/Founder,

ETS INTERNATIONAL UG

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist

Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Bavarian Ministry of

Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy

Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V.

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Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior Marina Andresen, Managing Director, Serena‘s Walter Englbrecht, Export Manager Asia,

Gummiwerk KRAIBURG Elastik GmbH & Co. KG

Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Schmidt, Managing Director,

InterMedia Gesellschaft

Shakor Ahmad Nasir, Managing Director,

grandega GmbH

Josef Müllner, Managing Director,

e.sigma Systems GmbH

Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH

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Danesh Dinshaw, Secretary General, GPCCI

Muhammad Sajjad, Group Commercial Head,

World Wide Group

S. Mohsin Raza, Managing Director,

VPS Vertriebspartnerservice GmbH

Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director,

Petal Consulting UG

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Exchange of souvenirs at the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan in Karachi

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Tuesday, 23 rd of October 2018

15:00 – 16:00 Visit to Pakistan Business Council

16:00-17:30 Ehsan Malik, CEO, Pakistan Business Council

Presentation “Pakistan´s Economy”

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Ehsan A. Malik, Chief Executive, The Pakistan Business Council, Honorary Consul

Dr. Poetis

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Talks with the Pakistan Business Council at Marriott Hotel

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Tuesday, 23 rd of October 2018

20:00 - 22:00 Dinner at Karachi Boat Club hosted by Sohail Yasin

Suleman, Vice President GPCCI

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, German Consul General Eugen Wollfarth, Sohail Yasin Suleman, CEO, World Wide Group,

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation , Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the GPCCI, cutting the cake to commemorate the occasion

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Group picture at the Karachi Boat Club

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Everyone in the delegation received a wonderful gift basket

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Sohail Yasin Suleman, CEO, World Wide Group,

Majid Aziz, President, MHG Group of Companies

Group posing with the beautiful cake

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Wednesday, 24 th of October 2018

10:30 - 12: 00 Visit of Mohatta Palace Karachi

12:30 – 13:30 Asia Live Restaurant, Avari Towers Hotel

14:30 Departure from Avari Towers Hotel to Karachi International

Airport by two busses

16:00 - 17:55 Flight departure Karachi – Arrival Islamabad

Flight Number: PK 308

Duration: 1h 55 min

Group picture of the delegation in front of the Mohatta Palace

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Delegation inside the Mohatta Palace Museum visiting the exhibition “Alchemist of Line” by artist Imran Mir

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Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k., Khurram Shehzad Chughtai, Corporate &

Strategic Counsel, Jus & Rem - Counsel & Consulting

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, Asra Junejo, Project Manager at GPCCI, Honorary Consul

Dr. Poetis

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,

Khurram Shehzad Chughtai, Corporate & Strategic Counsel, Jus & Rem - Counsel & Consulting

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Group talking in front of the Mohatta Palace

Dr. Olaf Fleck, CEO, SUNSET Energietechnik GmbH

...and getting in position for a group picture

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,

Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO/Founder, ETS INTERNATIONAL UG

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Wednesday, 24 th of October 2018

19:45 Arrival at Serena Hotel Islamabad and Check-In

20:30 - 22:00 Dinner and Business Round Table at

Baradari Restaurant, Serena Hotel

Guest of honour:

H.E. Aamir Mehmood Kiani,

Federal Minister for National Health Services

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Front: Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician and President Lions Club Chillianwala, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest and founder of Lions Club Chillianwala, signing an agreement of Patty‘s Child Clinics Pakistan with Aamir Mehmood Kiani, Federal

Minister for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination. In the background are Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter

Schmidt, Managing Director, InterMedia, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers, Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary Investment Counsellor, Board of Investment, Pakistan

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Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician, Irfan Muhammad, Director,

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Khalid Rasool, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Khan Raheel Akhtar

Yousafzai, Former Chairman, Drug Court Islamabad

Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Maj. Gen. (Retd) Muhammad Farooq, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the

Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

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Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis with Khalid Rasool, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

Group Picture during dinner reception at Baradari Restaurant

Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO/Founder, ETS INTERNATIONAL UG, Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director,

Petal Consulting UG, S. Mohsin Raza, Managing Director, VPS Vertriebspartnerservice GmbH

From right: Martin Herzer, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Islamabad, Jens Jokisch, Deputy Head of

Mission, German Embassy Islamabad, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Syed Feroz Shah, Advisor Technical, Prime Minister

Secretariat Board of Investment, Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers

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Thursday, 25 th of October 2018

09:00 Departure from Serena Hotel to the Ministry of Planning and

Development

09:30 Meeting at the Ministry of Planning and Development

(MPD) with Board of Investment (BOI) in the presence of:

• H.E. Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser on Commerce,

Textile, Industry & Production and Investment with

the status of Federal Minister

• Haroon Sharif, Chairman BOI

Focus on Round Table Discussions and B2B Meetings with high

ranking government representatives

Availability already confirmed by:

• Ministry of IT and Telecommunication

• Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations

• Ministry of Industry and Production

• Ministry of Energy (Power and Petroleum Division)

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch at MPD hosted by BOI

14:30 – 16.00 Round Table Business Discussions by BOI

16:20 Departure from MPD to Serena Hotel

Dr. Liaquat Ullah Iqbal , Pakistan Air Force, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Dr. Ibraheem Haneef, Director Air University

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Standing for the Pakistani, German and Bavarian anthems at the Ministry of Planning and Development

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Haroon Sharif, Chairman, Board of Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industry &

Production and Investment with the status of Federal Minister, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

Haroon Sharif, Chairman, Board of Investment

Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment with the status of Federal

Minister

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Marina Andresen, Managing Director, Serena‘s, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH, and Arshad Mughal, General Manager, AVIANET GmbH

Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k.

Muhammad Saleem Ahmad Ranjha, Executive Director General, Board of Investment

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Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers, and Philipp Andree, Association of German Chambers

of Commerce and Industry

Muhammad Saleem Ahmad Ranjha, Executive Director General, Board of Investment, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, and

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, and Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k.

Martina Maschauer, Managing Director, Bayern International

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Abdul Boi Razak Dawood, Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment with the status of Federal Minister, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation and

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Haroon Sharif, Chairman, Board of Investment, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

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Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director, Petal Consulting UG, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations,

Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Adnan Munir Rajput, Deputy Director (Europe), Board of

Investment, Walter Englbrecht, Export Manager Asia, Gummiwerk KRAIBURG Elastik GmbH & Co. KG

Ms Asmara Jabeen, Siemens Healthineers, Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director, Petal Consulting UG, Walter Englbrecht,

Export Manager Asia, Gummiwerk KRAIBURG Elastik GmbH & Co. KG, Khurram Jameel, Managing Director

& CEO, Siemens Healthineers, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic

Republic of Pakistan

Group picture

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, Dr. Liaquat Ullah Iqbal , Pakistan Air Force ,

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Dr. Ibraheem Haneef, Director Air University

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Prince Luitpold of Bavaria, Managing Director, König Ludwig

International GmbH & Co KG and Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund

Equity Invest

Brigadier Abrar Mehboob, Director Marketing, National Logistics Cell shaking hands with Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers

and Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k.

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At the Ministry of Planning and Development

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business delegation from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Technology and German

Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, he told.

PAKISTAN- GERMANY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP

SHOWING POSITIVE TRENDS: CHAIRMAN BOI

He said this while talking to a delegation comprises of around 40 companies including two officials of

the Bavarian Ministry and one from the German Chamber. Speaking about the investment climate, the

Chairman, BoI emphasized that Pakistan is open for business and all investors are welcome to take

benefit in particular from the opportunities that lies in large consumer market where average age of

100 million of Pakistan's population is below 35. He said that Pakistan is also the gateway to western

China after the launch of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and is the logistic hub. He said

the prominent sectors in Pakistan for investment are Renewable Energy, Information Technology, food

and Dairy and Services.

In addition to the financial investments, Chairman, BOI emphasized in tapping the opportunities,

partnerships and other prospects.

The Adviser on Commerce, Textile Industries, Production and Investment, Abdur Razzak Dawood

stressed that Pakistan is dealing with macroeconomic challenges successfully. He said that all these

advantages coupled with a friendly investment policy offers ideal opportunities for investment in

Pakistan and the issues also presents an opportunity. He said the security situation in Pakistan has

significantly improved.

The Adviser also recognized that fact regarding Germany‘s unwavering support for Pakistan for GSP-

Plus in the European Union (EU) market and urged further enhancing the exports of Pakistan as well

as the German delegation to explore business opportunities during their visit to Information Technology

incubation centers where young entrepreneurs are engaged with generating new ideas.

State Minister and Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Haroon Sharif on

Thursday said that economic partnership between Pakistan and Germany is

showing positive trends in the recent years which needs further strengthening.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Oct, 2018): State Minister and Chairman board

of Investment (BoI) Haroon Sharif on Thursday said that economic partnership between Pakistan

and Germany is showing positive trends in the recent years which needs further strengthening. He

also highlighted the role of BoI in the area of Investment promotion and facilitation in addressing to

Pak- Germany Investment Forum organized by the Board. The Forum was participated by German

The German companies participated in forum include sectors encompassing Special Economic

Zones (SEZs), Electronics, Aerospace, Industrial Plants, Consultancy, Retail, Information Technology,

Fintech, Dairy, Energy, Financial Sector, Technology, education, Healthcare, Renewable Energy,

Trade and Social Sector.

Pakistan‘s Honorary Consul, Dr. Pantelis Poetis, from the Bavarian region accompanied the delegation

for coordination, while, Dr. Ulrich Rieger, Head of Asia and Africa from Bavarian Ministry of Economy,

Energy and Technology led the delegation.

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The forum was attended by a German delegation from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and

Technology German Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries.

BOI CHAIRMAN CALLS FOR BUILDING ECONOMIC TIES

BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND GERMANY

While conversing about the climate, the BoI chairman stressed that Pakistan was open for business

and called the investors to take benefit of the provided chances, especially in the extensive consumer

market.

Mr Sharif indicated that Pakistan was the gateway to Western China after the beginning of the China-

Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and a logistics centre.

Furthermore, the BoI chairman said that food, technology, dairy services and renewable energy are the

major divisions that require investment.

Besides investment, the BoI chairman asked for building ties and reviewing the available

opportunities.

Abdul Razzak Dawood—the PM Adviser on Commerce, Industries, Production, Textile and

Investment while speaking on the occasion said that Pakistan was dealing well with its

macroeconomic challenges.

He also said that the security situation has improved also and all of this along with a friendly

The Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman—Haroon Sharif on Thursday talked about strengthening the

economic ties between Pakistan and Germany.

While speaking at the forum of Pakistan-Germany Investment which was organized by the BoI—Mr

Sharif, he said that the economic cooperation between the two nations had shown a positive trend in

recent years.

investment policy provides ideal opportunities for investment in Pakistan.

He applauded the efforts placed by Germany to support Pakistan in getting the GSP+ status for the

EU market and stressed the need to further increase exports.

He asked the German delegation to search for business opportunities in their visit to the IT

incubation centres where the young entrepreneurs were producing creative ideas.

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BOI CHIEF STRESSES NEED

FOR DEEPENING TIES WITH GERMANY

October 26, 2018

GERMAN COMPANIES INVITED

TO INVEST IN PAKISTAN

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan being becoming the logistic hub and favourable investment destination after the China-Pakistan Economic

Corridor (CPEC), Islamabad on Thursday invited German companies to invest in its various sectors including renewable energy,

information technology, food & dairy and services.

Pakistan is the gateway to western China after the launch of CPEC and is the logistic hub. Economic partnership between

Pakistan and Germany is showing positive trends in the recent years however, needs further strengthening, Minister of State/

Chairman, Board of Investment Haroon Sharif said while welcoming delegation of German companies at Pakistan-Germany

Investment Form held here on Thursday.

A large German business delegation from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy & Technology and German Federal Chamber

of Commerce & Industries participated. The delegation comprises of around 40 companies including two officials of the Bavarian

Ministry and one from the German chamber.

KARACHI / ISLAMABAD: The economic partnership between Pakistan and Germany has shown positive trends in recent years,

however, it needs to be strengthened further, said Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Haroon Sharif.

Sharif was addressing the Pakistan-Germany Investment Forum, organised by the BOI and attended by a German delegation from the

Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Technology and the German Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries.

The delegation comprised representatives of around 40 companies, two officials of the Bavarian ministry and one from the German

chamber.

Talking about the investment climate, the BOI chairman pointed out that Pakistan was open for business and invited investors to take

advantage of the opportunities, particularly in the large consumer market. He highlighted that Pakistan was the gateway to western

China after the launch of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and was a logistics hub.

Sharif cited renewable energy, information technology, food and dairy and services as the prominent sectors that required investment.

In addition to the investment, the chairman called for forging partnerships and reviewing other prospects. Speaking on the occasion,

PM Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood emphasised that Pakistan was dealing

with the macroeconomic challenges successfully. “All these advantages coupled with a friendly investment policy offer ideal opportunities

for investment in Pakistan,” he said, adding the security situation in the country had improved significantly.

The adviser acknowledged Germany’s unwavering support for Pakistan in securing the GSP+ status for the EU market and stressed

the need for further enhancing exports. He also encouraged the German delegation to explore business opportunities during their visit

to information technology incubation centres where young entrepreneurs were coming up with new ideas.

The event was followed by a presentation from the BOI which highlighted the investment opportunities available in Pakistan as well as

the investment regime.

CPEC project director and the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform also gave a detailed presentation on the opportunities

available in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and informed the audience that the corridor was open for partnership with

other economies of the world.

Later, a B2B meeting with the local business community was held wherein a large number of representatives from all sectors of the

economy were present for productive discussion and possible future collaboration.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 26th, 2018.

The German companies include sectors encompassing Special Economic Zones (SEZs), electronics, aerospace, industrial

plants, consultancy, retail, information technology, fintech, dairy, energy, financial sector, technology, education, healthcare,

renewable energy, trade and social sector.

Pakistan’s Honorary Consul, Dr. Pantelis Poetis, from the Bavarian region accompanied the delegation for coordination, while, Dr

Ulrich Rieger, Head of Asia & Africa from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy & Technology led the delegation.

Haroon Sharif while speaking about the investment climate, he emphasised that Pakistan is open for business and all investors

are welcome to take benefit in particular from the opportunities that lies in large consumer market where average age of 100

million of Pakistan’s population is below 35.

Pakistan is also the gateway to western China after the launch of CPEC and is the logistic hub. The prominent sectors in Pakistan

for investment are renewable energy, information technology, food & dairy and services. In addition to the financial investments

the chairman, BoI emphasised in tapping the opportunities, partnerships and other prospects.

Abdur Razzak Dawood, the Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries & Production and Investment stressed that Pakistan is

dealing with macroeconomic challenges successfully. All these advantages coupled with a friendly investment policy offers ideal

opportunities for investment in Pakistan and the issues also presents an opportunity.

The security situation in Pakistan has significantly improved. The adviser also recognised that fact regarding Germany’s

unwavering support for Pakistan for GSP+ in the EU market and urged further enhancing the exports of Pakistan as well as the

German delegation to explore business opportunities during their visit to information technology incubation centers where young

entrepreneurs are engaged with generating new ideas.

Project Director, China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms made a detailed presentation

on the opportunities available in CPEC and informed that CPEC is open for partnership with other economies of the world while

recognising the German strength in manufacturing and technology. Presentations were also made by Ministry of Information

Technology & Telecommunication, Ministry of National Health Services & Regulations, Ministry of Industries & Production, Ministry

of Energy (Petroleum Division), Ministry of Commerce, Punjab Information Technology Board, Alternate Energy Development

Board and Private Power Infrastructure Board covering the opportunities as well as briefing the participants regarding the policies

in the relevant sectors.

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GERMAN INVESTORS ENTHUSIASTIC

TO INVEST IN PAKISTAN

October 26, 2018

Pakistan is the gateway to China after the launch of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and

becoming the logistic hub. CPEC is widespread and had enormous golden platforms and also open for

partnership with other economies of the world while recognizing the German potency in manufacturing

and technology market.

A large German business delegation from the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Technology

and German Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries participated.

The allocation comprises of around 40 companies including two officials of the Bavarian Ministry and one

from the German chamber.

The German companies include sectors encircling Special Economic Zones (SEZs), electronics,

aerospace, industrial plants, consultancy, retail, information technology, fintech, dairy, energy, financial

sector, technology, education, healthcare, renewable energy, trade and social sector.

Pakistan is open for business and all investors are welcomed to take advantage from the opportunity that

lies in large consumer market where average age of 100 million of Pakistan’s population is below 35.

Pakistan is dealing with macroeconomic challenges successfully. All these advantages attached with a

friendly investment policy offers ideal opportunities for investment in Pakistan.

The security situation in Pakistan has significantly improved. Pakistan was a peaceful country for

investment. German government would be encouraged to invest in Pakistan.

Pak-German Relation ties become stronger in sustainable development by investing in the field of

education, renewable energy, and the massive and leading Information Technology sector.

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BOI CHAIRMAN CALLS FOR STRENGTHENING ECONOMIC

COOPERATION BETWEEN PAKISTAN & GERMANY

October 26, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Haroon Sharif on Thursday called

for strengthening the economic cooperation between Pakistan and Germany.

While speaking at the PakistanGermany Investment Forum, organized by the BoI Mr Sharif

said the economic cooperation between both countries had exhibited a positive trend in

recent years.

The Pakistan-Germany Investment Forum was attended by a German delegation from

the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Technology German Federal Chamber of

Commerce and Industries.

While talking about the investment climate, Mr Sharif highlighted Pakistan was open for

business and called investors to take advantage of the chances, especially in the large

consumer market.

The BOI chairman pinpointed Pakistan was the gateway to Western China after the

commencement of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and was a logistics hub.

Moreover, Mr Sharif mentioned information technology, food and dairy and services and

renewable energy as the major sectors which needed investment.

Aside from the investment, the BOI chairman called for forging partnerships and reviewing

other opportunities.

And the PM Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul

Razak Dawood while speaking stressed that Pakistan was dealing with macroeconomic

challenges successfully.

Mr Dawood said the security situation had improved greatly in the country and “all these

advantages coupled with a friendly investment policy offer ideal opportunities for investment

in Pakistan.”

He appreciated Germany’s steadfast support for Pakistan in getting the GSP+ status for the

EU market and emphasized the need for further boosting exports.

He called the German delegation to explore business opportunities in their visit to information

technology incubation centres where young entrepreneurs were generating new ideas.

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Thursday, 25 th of October 2018

17:30 Departure from Serena Hotel Islamabad to the German Embassy

18:00 – 19:30 Delegation Briefing by H.E. Martin Kobler,

German Ambassador for Pakistan

19:30 - 22:00 Reception by H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador

Bavarian Evening

22:00 First pick up back to the Serena Hotel

22:30 Last pick up

Khurram Jameel, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers, with H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador for

Pakistan

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Address by H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador for Pakistan

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Address by H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador for Pakistan. To his right: Major General Muhammad Khalid,

Executive Director (Industries, Farms & Trade), AWT

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH, Khalid Tamton, CEO of BurraQ int´l USA, H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador

for Pakistan, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary Investment Counsellor, Board of

Investment, Pakistan, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations

Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry, Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Schmid, Prince Luitpold of

Bavaria, Managing Director, König Ludwig International GmbH & Co KG, Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO / Founder ETS

INTERNATIONAL UG, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, accompanied by guests of the embassy

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Prince

Luitpold of Bavaria, Managing Director, König Ludwig International GmbH & Co KG, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager,

POWERGROUP GmbH

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Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Heinke Shanti Rauscher,

humedica e.V.

Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP, Asif Choudhry, CEO, Vertex

International, Mrs. Herzer, GIZ, Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior

Shakor Ahmad Nasir, Managing Director, grandega GmbH, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary

Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Marina Andresen, Managing Director, Serena’s, Pericles Poetis, Project

Manager, POWERGROUP

Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary Investment Counsellor, Board of Investment, Pakistan, Honorary Consul

Dr. Poetis

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Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k., Marina Andresen, Managing Director, Serena’s, Pericles Poetis, Project

Manager, POWERGROUP, Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry

Josef Müllner, Managing Director, e.sigma Systems GmbH, Khalid Tamton, CEO of BurraQ int´l USA,

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Josef Müllner, Managing Director, e.sigma Systems GmbH, Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director, Petal Consulting

UG, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Khalid Tamton, CEO of BurraQ int´l USA

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary

Investment Counsellor, Board of Investment, Pakistan

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Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Patricia

Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH

Dr. Sajjad Randhawa, CEO, Randhawa Group, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, Khan Raheel

Akhtar Yousafzai, Former Chairman, Drug Court Islamabad, Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior

Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., with guests of the German Embassy

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador to Pakistan, Honorary

Consul Dr. Poetis

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Entire delegation at the dinner party at the German Embassy, Islamabad

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A 36-member German business

delegation visited Pakistan from

October 22 to 26, 2018. The visit was

organised by the Ministry of Economic

Affairs of the Government of State of

Bavaria, Germany in collaboration with

the Honorary Consulate for Pakistan in

Munich. The delegation was briefed by

the Board of Investment about the

business and investment opportunities

cropped up in the wake of China-

Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

and various initiatives that have been

taken by the government to attract

foreign investment. The delegation

called on the Cief Minister of Sindh,

Syed Murad Ali Shah, visited the

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and

Industry, Trade Development Authority

of Pakistan and the Sindh Board of

Investment while in Karachi. They also

called on Prime Minister´s Advisor on

Commerce, Textile, Industry and

Production, Abdul Razaq Dawood,

Federal Minister for Education and

Professional Training during their stay

in Islamabad. The German Ambassador

in Islamabad, H.E. Mr. Martin Kobler

hostet a reception in honour of the

delegation which was largely attended

by Pakistani businessmen and media

representatives.

Social media coverage

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GERMAN BUSINESS DELEGATION

VISITS PAKISTAN

Bavaria is the largest federal state of Germany, located in the southeast of the country. Today, Bavaria

is one of the strongest economic regions in Europe. Munich, the Bavarian capital, is among the leading

international business hubs of the world. It is the third largest city in Germany and one of the industrialized

world’s growing metropolises Pakistan and Germany have a great potential to enhance their bilateral trade.

Bavaria could offer a lot to Pakistani businessmen and investors to establish strong economic cooperation.

German Delegates stayed in Karachi for two days where they attended Pak-German Business Conference

organised by the German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad

Ali Shah was the chief guest on the occasion. In his keynote address, he highlighted the investment and

business opportunities available in his province for the foreign businessmen.

The delegation then visited the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry where meeting with the

chamber’s president, Mr. Junaid Esmail Makda followed by a presentation on “Made in Pakistan with German

engineering” by Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis.

October 27, 2018

Islamabad - Germany has played a key role in two world wars. The pace with which Germany rebuilt

itself is remarkable. Today, Germany is the largest economy of the European Union and the fourth largest

economy of the world. The country also has one of the more liberal trade regimes among the industrialized

countries.

A high-level German businessmen delegation comprising 36 executives has arrived on a five-day visit to

Pakistan.

The ambassador of Germany Martin Kobler hosted a dinner in honour of the visiting delegation at his

residence in the diplomatic enclave of Islamabad. The event was attended by leading businessmen from

all over Pakistan.

This visit was organised by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the Consulate of

Pakistan in Munich with active support from the Pakistan Embassy in Berlin. Leader of German delegation

and Senior Ministerial Consul from Bavarian State’s Ministry of Economic Affairs Mr. Ulrich Konstantin

Rieger was the head of the delegation while Honorary Consul for Pakistan in Munich, Dr. Pantelis Christian

Poetis, also accompanied by the delegation. It is probably the first official Bavarian delegation after 20 years

in Pakistan.

An interactive session between Pakistani businessmen and German Delegates was also held on the

occasion. Businessmen from various sectors including IT and telecommunication, health, industries &

production, energy, food security & research discussed matters of greater prospects of trade and investment

between the two countries.

Mr. Ul rich Konstantin Rieger gave a briefing about the Bavaria State and its pivotal role in the German

economy. A round-table business discussion between the visiting delegation and The Trade Development

Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) was also organized. During their stay in the federal capital, the delegation

met Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce Mr Abdur Razzaq Dawood.B2B meetings with Pakistani

businessmen and industrialists had also been organized with the active cooperation of the Islamabad

Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the dinner by the German ambassador Martin Kobler also provided

chance to interact more with them.

Martin Kobler is a different ambassador. He is attached to Pakistani social fabric and treats himself like a

responsible citizen of Pakistan and frequently shares his love for Pakistan on social media.

He has been to different parts of the country where he has mingled with locals, visited local eateries,

interacted with food vendors and travelled to cities through train. He is working hard to restore direct air

links between Pakistan and Germany, which is direly needed, but international Security Agency is not taking

concrete steps in this regard.

He welcomed all the guests and gave a briefing about German delegates’ visit and said that the delegates

now have a very different approach about Pakistan and their confidence in the Pakistan is much greater. He

said the perception about Pakistan does not change overnight and requires dedication, commitment and the

level of desire to boost relationships between two countries.

He said that this delegation is the first largest delegation, which is a sign of growing confidence of Germany

and European companies in Pakistan. He further added that delegation came at right time as this is the time

of “Naya Pakistan”. He hoped that new government would invest in education, institution building, and give

entrepreneurs space to invest in CPEC and major economic zone and also the bank of Bavaria.

Ulrich Konstantin made a short speech in which he applauded all businessman and women for providing so

many ideas of cooperation. He also acknowledged the ambassador for his support. Dr. Pantelis Christian

Poetis hoped that this visit will promote both countries trade links.

Press coverage of the events

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Friday, 26 th of October 2018

06:45 – 07:25 Departure from Serena Hotel to Islamabad International

Airport by bus

09:20 – 11:40 Flight departure Islamabad – Arrival Dubai

Flight Number: EK 613

Duration: 3 h 20 min

16:30 - 20:50 Flight departure Dubai – Arrival Munich

Flight Number: EK 051

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10:00 Call on H.E. Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for

Education & Professional Training

12:00 Leaving Serena Hotel to Gujranwala by three Jeeps

Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister, Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training and National History &

Literary Heritage Division, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

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Delegation visiting H.E. Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage (fourth from left)

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Friday, 26 th of October 2018

16:00 Meeting with Dr. Shoaib Warriach,

Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala

20:30 Arrival at Pearl Continental Hotel

Dr. Shoaib Warriach, Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala

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Group picture with Dr Shoaib Warriach, Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala, Waqar Shoaib, Senior Superintendent Police Gujranwala, and Hashim Mehmood, In-Charge Special Branch, District Gujranwala

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Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest , Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann,

Lecturer/Publicist

Hashim Mehmood, In-Charge Special Branch, District Gujranwala, Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations,

Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Choudhary Khalid Tanda, DSP, Punjab Police, Honorary Consul

Dr. Poetis, Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH

Hashim Mehmood, In-Charge Special Branch, District Gujranwala, Waqar Shoaib, Senior Superintendent Police

Gujranwala SSP, Punjab Police, Dr. Shoaib Warriach, Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Shoaib

Warriach, Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Ahsan

Mehmood Baba, Politician, Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH

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Murad Mehmood and his brothers

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund

Equity Invest and Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k.

Murad Mehmood with his brothers and nephews

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Social media coverage

Social media coverage

Social media coverage

Social media coverage

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Saturday, 27 th of October 2018

10:00 Visit to the National Incubation Center at

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS),

hosted by Faisal Sherjan

Start-up "Trash Masti" with Faisal Sherjan, Director Operations, National Incubation Center Lahore

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Group picture at the National Incubation Center at Lahore University of Management Sciences

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#inspirational

Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k., Dr. Sarah Qureshi, CEO, Aero Engine Craft, Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann,

Lecturer/Publicist, and Shabana Jamshaid, founder Fine Traders

Start-up "Trash Masti" explaining their projects at the National Incubation Center

Founder of Start-up "Fine Traders" Shabana Jamshaid with the delegates

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Founders of the Start-up "Home Innovation"

Start-up "Trash Masti" explaining their projects

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Faisal Sherjan, Director Operations, National Incubation Center Lahore

Asif Chaudhry, Digital Marketing Expert, National Incubation Center, taking selfie with delegation members

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Social media coverage

Social media coverage

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Saturday, 27 th of October 2018

13:00 Meeting at METRO HQ Lahore hosted by Pervaiz Akhtar

and Marek Minikiewicz

The delegation visiting Metro by invitation of Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib

Cash & Carry

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Metro Headquarters in Lahore

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Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH

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Saturday, 27 th of October 2018

18:00 Call on Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar,

Governor of Punjab

Konstantin Ulrich Rieger, Head of Delegation, receiving a kind present form Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar,

Governor Punjab

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Call on Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, Governor of Punjab

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Impressive interior design at the Governor House

Exotic decoration from Pakistan’s colonial past

Governor House Punjab

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Muhammad Akhtar Malik, Minister of Energy for the Punjab,

and Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation

Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Main Qamar uz Zaman, Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Dina Treu, Owner,

dt communication e.k.

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager, POWERGROUP GmbH, and

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

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Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k., Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life

Fund Equity Invest, Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V.

Muhammad Akhtar Malik, Minister of Energy for the Punjab, Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO/Founder,

ETS INTERNATIONAL UG, Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH, Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, S. Mohsin Raza,

Managing Director, VPS Vertriebspartnerservice GmbH

Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis, Muhammad Akhtar Malik, Minister of Energy for the Punjab, Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician

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Delegation meeting with Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, Governor of Punjab

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business Delegations, Qasim Mahmood, Solicitor Higher Courts of England and Wales,

Director Dawn Solicitors London, Shahbaz Bara, CEO, Sara Construction, Faisal Hayat Jabboana, Advisor to the Chief

Minister of Punjab for Livestock and Dairy Development, Ahsan Mehmood Baba, Politician

Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry, Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k.,

Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V., Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, Governor of Punjab

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Saturday, 27 th of October 2018

19:30 Visit to the Walled City of Lahore:

• Huzoori Bagh

• Badshahi Mosque

• Lahore Fort

• Sheesh Mahal

• Largest Picture Wall

• Summer Palace

22:00 Dinner at Haveli Restaurant Lahore

Entering the Lahore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, through the impressive Alamgiri Gate

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Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest with Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist

The Badshahi Mosque, constructed in 1671-1673, is the largest and most recent of the grand imperial mosques of the

Mughal-era, and is the second-largest mosque in Pakistan.

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View over the Badshahi Mosque, Lahore. The mosque is located west of Lahore Fort along the outskirts of the Walled City

of Lahore and is widely considered to become of the city’s most iconic landmark.

Moonlight over the Lahore Fort

Entrance of the Badshahi Mosque. The mosque was built to commemorate military campaigns against the Maratha king

Chhatrapati Shivaji, although construction of the mosque exhausted the Mughal treasury and weakened the Mughal

state.

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Riding an traditional Tuk Tuk through the streets of Lahore

... and maybe participating in a race Many vehicles in Pakistan are hightly customized by the owners

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Shahi Qila (Royal Fort) is a citadel in Lahore. The fort’s present structure dates back to its occupation by Mughal

Emperor Akbar in 1575.

Meeting a celebrity of "Lollywood", Pakistan’s film industry based in Lahore.

Musicians reviving the times of the Mughal Empire

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest, Dina Treu, Owner,

dt communication e.k.

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The Sheesh Mahal (“Palace of Mirrors”) was constructed under the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631-32. The ornate white marble pavilion is inlaid with pietra dura and complex mirror-work of the finest quality.

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Kathak Dance Performance at Sheesh Mahal. The origin of Kathak is traditionally attributed to the traveling bards of

ancient times known as Kathakars or storytellers.

Enjoying Sandal Sharbat, a traditional juice prepared from sandel wood

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Dina Treu, Owner, dt communication e.k., Heinke Shanti Rauscher,

humedica e.V.

Mr. Rieger, Head of Delegation, Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry, Honorary Consul

Dr. Poetis, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest

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Guards in front of the Sheesh Mahal in traditional costumes

Fort Road Food Street was reconstructed and opened in 2012 as a tourist attraction, by offering Lahori cuisine and views

of Badshahi Mosque.

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Entrance of the Restaurant Haveli

Restaurant Haveli

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Enjoying the last evening with traditional music

Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry, Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V.,

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/Publicist, Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity Invest

View over Lahore from the Rooftop-Restaurant Haveli

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Hundreds of contacts and dozens of projects

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, Governor of Punjab

Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh

Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, 66, has been the Governor of Punjab since September 2018. He was a former

Pakistani senator and former British Member of Parliament. Previously he also served as the Governor of

Punjab, from 2 August 2013 until his resignation on 29 January 2015.

Born in Faisalabad, Sarwar moved to Scotland in the early-1970s where he emerged as a successful

businessman operating a chain of cash and carry stores. Sarwar served as Labour Member of Parliament for

Glasgow Central from 1997-2010 and retired from UK politics in 2010. During his tenure at Westminster,

Sarwar served on the Scottish Affairs Select Committee. He holds the status as the first Muslim to sit in the

British parliament.

Murad Ali Shah, 54, is a graduate of the Stanford University from where he received MSc degrees in economic

systems and civil structure engineering. In 1986, he gained a Civil Engineering degree from the Nadirshaw

Eduljee Dinshaw (NED) University of Engineering and Technology. From 1986 till 1990 he served as an

engineer at WAPDA, Port Qasim Authority and the Hyderabad Development Authority before joining the

Citi Bank. He also worked at the Gulf Investment Corporation in Kuwait.

Shah was elected to the Sindh Assembly in the 2002 elections. He was again elected to the provincial

assembly in the 2008, 2013 and 2018 elections. He served as Minister for Irrigation (Sindh) and

Finance Minister of Sindh before elevation to the Chief Minister of Sindh in 2016.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training,

Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage

Aamer Mehmood Kiani, Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination, Pakistan

Shafqat Mahmood, 68, is the current Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, and

Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage, in office since 20 August 2018. He has been a

member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2013.

Mr. Aamer Mehmood Kiani, the Federal Minister for National Health Services, was a founding member of

Tehreek-e-Insaf, Prime Minister Imran Kahn’s ruling political party. He has held a range of important posts

within the party since its founding in 1996. Minister Kiani, a law school graduate, has wide ranging business

experience in the energy and IT sectors. He stems from a prominent Punjabi family.

He completed his master’s degree in Public Administration at Harvard University Cambridge, United States

of America, in 1981. He also holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the University

of Southern California which he completed in 1987. He has served the civil service of Pakistan for about 12

years. He served as assistant commissioner in Murree and Pakpattan from 1978, after which he was posted

as a provincial deputy secretary in Lahore till 1980. He also served as deputy commissioner in Gujranwala

and DG Khan and also as additional commissioner Afghan Refugees Organisation for quite some time in

1985. He was additional secretary finance in Punjab during 1988-89 and later served as joint secretary PM’s

Secretariat from 1989 to 1990.

Previously, he was member of the Senate of Pakistan from March 1994 to March 2000. He served as Federal

Minister for Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Environment, Urban Affair, Forestry and

Wildlife, and Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister

Malik Meraj Khalid from November 1996 to February 1997.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment

Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Minister for Energy Government of Sindh

Abdul Razak Dawood is a federal minister who advises the Pakistani Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile,

Industries, Production and Investment. He was the Founder of the Pakistan Business Council, Lahore

University of Management Sciences and Descon Engineering Ltd.

He graduated in Mining Engineering from Newcastle University UK and in 1968 obtained his master’s degree

in business administration from Columbia University, NYC, USA. He started his career in the family textile

business in 1968 and was then transferred to Dawood Hercules Chemical Limited and was that company’s

Managing Director from 1973 till 1981. He previously was the Federal Minister for Commerce, Industries &

Production and also is a former Director of the State Bank of Pakistan.

Mr. Dawood has been deeply involved in education for many years. His interest in education started when

he became a visiting faculty member at the newly established MBA Programme at the University of Punjab.

He taught from 1975 till 1981. His interest increased when he became one the founders of Lahore University

of Management Sciences (LUMS) and has been the Rector of the University from its inception. Currently he

is Chairman of the Managing Committee of the University. He recently joined the Board of Namal College to

become an affiliate college of University of Bradford, UK and has taken up the challenge of creating a centre

of excellence in a very backward area of Pakistan.

Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, 62, is the current Provincial Minister of Sindh for Energy, in office since

5 September 2018. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh since August 2018. Previously

he was a Member of the Sindh Assembly from May 2013 to May 2018. Additional previous posts include Special

Assistant to the Pakistani Prime Minister (2013-2016) and Adviser to the Sindh Minister of Education (2011-

2012).

Mr. Shaikh completed the civil services Central Superior Services training in 1983. He is a civil engineer

with a degree from the Sindh University and completed the Advanced Management training programme of

Pittsburgh University in 1987. He participated in many seminars and conferences including the prestigious

Parliamentarian Leadership Seminar at Johns Hopkins University in the USA.

Mr. Dawood became a trustee of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital at its inception and remained with the

hospital for 10 years. He was one of the founders and first Chairman of the Pakistan Business Council, a new

forum on economic policies.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Malik, Minister of Energy for the Punjab

Faisal Hayat Jabboana, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Punjab for Livestock

Dr. med. Muhammad Akhtar Malik, 52, concluded his studies in 1992 from Baha-ud-Din-Zakariya University,

Multan. He served as Member, District Council Multan, during 1998-99 and as Nazim, Union Council, during

2001-02. A medical practitioner, who has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in general

elections 2008. He remained Parliamentary Secretary for Finance from 31 January 2009 to 26 February 2011

and remained Member of the Provincial Assembly till 2013.

Faisal Hayat Jabboana, 44, is a member of the Punjab provincial assembly and advisor to the Chief Minister

of the Punjab on Livestock & Dairy Development. He was also member of the Punjab assembly from 2002 to

2007 and served as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Culture and Youth Affairs.

He is a graduate of the Forman Christian College in Lahore in 1999 and has a post-graduate degree from the

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad.

His father was Member of the Punjab Assembly from 1990-93 and 1997-99 as well as being a Parliamentary

Secretary from 1997-99.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Qazi Sajid Ali, President of the German

Pakistan Chamber of Commerce &

Industry

Nadeem Kazmi, Senior Vice President

of the German Pakistan Chamber of

Commerce & Industry

Danesh Dinshaw, Secretary General of the

German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce

& Industry

Imran Atta Soomro, Director General,

Sindh Board of Investment

Abrar Ahmed Shaikh, Director, Sindh

Board of Investment

Dr Shoaib Warriach,

Deputy Commissioner, Gujranwala

Kalim Farooqui, Managing Director,

Technology Links LTD.

Sohail Yasin Suleman, CEO,

World Wide Group

Junaid Esmail Makda, President of the

Karachi Chamber of Chamber of

Commerce & Industry

Syed Rafeo Bashir Shah, Director General,

The Trade Development Authority of

Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Usman, Director General,

The Trade Development Authority of

Pakistan

Waqar Shoaib,

Senior Superintendent Police Gujranwala

S.M.H Rizvi, Secretary General, Karachi

Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mian Abrar Ahmad, Chief Executive,

Ahmad Group (Pvt) Ltd, Former President

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Ehsan A. Malik, Chief Executive,

The Pakistan Business Council

Haroon Sharif, Chairman,

Board of Investment

Muhammad Saleem Ahmad Ranjha, Executive

Director General, Board of Investment

Dr. Assad Hafeez, Director General,

Ministry for National Health Services,

Regulation & Coordination, Pakistan

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs,

Regional Development and Energy

H.E. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador for Pakistan,

German Embassy, Islamabad

Dr. Martin Herzer, First Secretary - Political & Economic,

Head of Economic Section, German Embassy, Islamabad

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Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg

Copyright: Honorary Consul Dr. Poetis

Design concept: Patricia Poetis

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Siemens Healthineers Pakistan, Photographer: Johan Nicholas and Muhammad Ahsan,

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Ahsan Mirza, Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, Pervaiz Akhtar, Heinke Shanti Rauscher, Sikander Mir-Kohler, Shakor Ahmad

Nasir, Philipp Andree, Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg

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DELEGATION

Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, Bavarian

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional

Development and Energy

Martina Maschauer, Managing Director,

Bayern International

Dr. Pantelis Christian Poetis, Honorary

Consul of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg

Abdul Hadi Shah, Managing Director,

ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann, Lecturer/

Publicist

Khurram Jameel, Managing

Director & CEO, Siemens Healthineers

Pervaiz Akhtar, Director Corporate

Affairs, Metro-Habib Cash & Carry

Philipp Andree, Association of German

Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Arshad Mughal, General Manager,

Avianet GmbH

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood, CEO, B2P GmbH

Sikander Mir-Kohler, Former Honorary

Investment Counsellor, Board of

Investment, Pakistan

Jahangir Beg Ahsan Mirza, CEO/Founder,

ETS INTERNATIONAL UG

Walter Englbrecht, Export Manager Asia,

Gummiwerk KRAIBURG Elastik GmbH &

Co. KG

Dr. Olaf Fleck, CEO, SUNSET

Energietechnik GmbH

Dr. Klaus Peter Follak, Managing Director,

Petal Consulting UG

Josef Müllner, Managing Director, e.sigma

Systems GmbH

Imre Ghani, Managing Director,

MAN Energy Solutions

Patricia Poetis, CEO, Life Fund Equity

Invest

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STARTUPS

Pericles Poetis, Project Manager,

POWERGROUP

Prince Luitpold of Bavaria, Managing

Director, König Ludwig International

GmbH & Co KG

Heinke Shanti Rauscher, humedica e.V.

Judith Gampe, CEO, Nova Products GmbH

Marina Andresen, Managing Director Serena‘s

S. Mohsin Raza, Managing Director,

VPS Vertriebspartnerservice GmbH

Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Schmidt, Managing

Director, InterMedia Gesellschaft

Dina Treu, Owner,

dt communication e.k.

Haris Ali, Managing Director,

Rohde & Schwarz International GmbH

Murad Mehmood, Manager of Business

Delegations, Honorary Consulate of the

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Helmut von Struve, Managing Director,

Siemens SE

Shakor Ahmad Nasir, Managing Director, grandega

GmbH

Christoph Waldhauser, Owner, Waldhauser junior

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FEEDBACK

PAKISTAN

OCTOBER 2018

Ich bedanke mich von Herzen für die überragende Organisation. Es hat mir mit euch allen

sehr viel Spaß gemacht!

Shakor Ahmad Nasir

Auch von mir ein herzliches Dankeschön an die Organisatoren der Reise. Die vielen interessanten

Menschen und Eindrücke werden lange in Erinnerung bleiben. Es war großartig mit

euch/Ihnen Pakistan kennenzulernen.

Heinke Rauscher

Good Morning. Dear fellows, it was a great time we had together and the credit goes to Mr

Poetis and Perry. I wish you best of luck and may you all succeed in your careers.

Everybody stay in touch

Regards

Raza Syed Mohsin

Dear All,

I take this opportunity to congratulate everyone for organising and participating in a successful and a wholesome

Bussiness Delegation, particularly Mr. Rieger, Dr. Poetis, Mr. Murad and of course Qazi Sajid Ali. I

know what a huge effort it took to make this so great and achieve the intended purpose. Besides business we

had so much fun from the beginning till the end. It was like being with old friends, even though we had all

just met. What a wonderful experience! We missed those of you who could not join at Lahore! It was a very

eventful and fun filled trip to Lahore and I captured a few moments which I share in following messages. I

wish you all a safe return journey and do stay in touch! Best regards, Perrvaiz Akhtar

Dear everybody, I had a great time with all of you. It was such an adventure. I am looking forward

to continue our relationships beyond the delegation. My special thanks to everybody

who was part of the organization team, it was really eceptional. See you soon! Best, Judith

Judith Gampe

Likewise, many thanks from my side for wonderfully organizing that visit. I also agree and

believe in fostering those relations we have developed during the trip, and am on-board for

the arrangements of final delegation dinner together.

Arshad Mughal

Herzliche Grüße aus Dubai - auf der Rückreise von einer einfach wunderbaren Delegationsreise.

Mein unendlicher Dank dem Organisationsteam. Ich freue mich auf ein Wiedersehen

zum Themen und Erinnerungen austauschen in München. Safe travels

Dr. Alexandra von Ilsemann

Dear all,

a very warm thank you to Dr. Poetis and his family, to Mr. Rieger and the delegation team for making this

event a great success. The hospitality in Pakistan was overwhelming. I can only wish this country many

more official and private visitors to revise its image in Germany. I think every member of the delegation will

join me in hoping that the friendly relationship between Pakistan and Bavaria will be intensified by as many

follow-ups and return visits as possible. Apart from that, it was a great pleasure to meet like-minded fellow

delegates. I very much hope that all these relationships can be continued. Best, Peter

Dr. Klaus Peter Follak

Liebe Mitreisende, heimgekehrt mit vielen neuen Eindrücken danke Ulrich Rieger, der verehrten

Familie Dr. Poetis für eine ausgezeichnete Organisation und Kontakte zu vielen wichtigen

wirtschaftlichen und politischen Entscheidern in Pakistan, eine gute Basis für weitere

Aktivitäten in diesem gastfreundlichen Land.

Dank, herzliche Grüße an das ganze Delegationsteam

Walter Schmidt

Many and sincere thanks also from my side to the Poetis family, Mr. Murad and Mr. Rieger

for the organisation of this amazing journey, its many insights, opportunities. It was wonderful

meeting all of you and sharing the experience. Looking forward to being in touch and

meeting soon again!

Dina Treu

Sehr geehrter Herr Dr. Poetis, vielen herzlichen Dank für die hervorragende Organisation

der Delegationsreise nach Pakistan. Mein Dank gilt dabei auch Ihrer verehrten Frau, Ihrem

Sohn sowie Herrn Murad. Ich konnte auf der Reise viele nützliche Kontakte knüpfen und

würde Sie bitten, mich wissen zu lassen, wenn Sie eine Nachfolgeveranstaltung planen, daran

würde ich gerne teilnehmen.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Schmid

Liebe Mitglieder der Delegation, ein großes Kompliment an die Poetis Familie, das Team

und Herrn Rieger für eine großartige Organisation. Unsere Botschaft ist bestimmt ganz gut

für eine bilaterale Geschäftskoopertion vermittelt worden. Alle Firmen haben jeweils ihren

Beitrag geleistet. Wir sollten alle miteinander in Kontakt bleiben und ein Follow-up nicht

vergessen. Wünsche allen einen guten Flug.

Herzlichen Dank und mit vielen Grüßen.

Dr. Dr. Talat Mahmood

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