The second Finland Pakistan Enterprise Summit was efficiently held, bringing collectively over 200 members representing a large cross-section of the Finnish and Pakistani enterprise neighborhood, in addition to representatives of the 2 international locations.
The Summit was organised by enterprise folks for enterprise folks. The core objective was to supply an energetic platform the place enterprise representatives, enterprise house owners, entrepreneurs and company executives can meet personally for B2B conferences, rising enterprise, discussing new alternatives and networking.
“We do imagine that actual actions will create outcomes and that’s why we’re providing this platform for enterprise folks from each international locations, highlighting the large alternatives that exist for bilateral commerce and funding”, acknowledged Mr. Hassan Raza, Co-Chairman of the Finland-Pakistan Enterprise Council.
The collaborating firms from Finland included each massive companies and in addition SMEs representing round 23 billion Euros in annual income. Each personal and public listed firms on the lookout for alternatives and enterprise companions in Pakistan have been current, searching for to opening doorways for Pakistani firms not solely in Finland, but additionally within the bigger Nordic market and the European Union.
The primary Enterprise Summit held in 2014 hosted 100 attendees and a delegation of 10 firms from Finland. This 12 months, the variety of attendees and delegations was focused at double of the earlier 12 months, and the 20+ collaborating Finnish firms included representatives from numerous sectors, together with mining associated applied sciences, sustainable vitality options like hydro, photo voltaic and wind vitality, textile business, development, structure and banking.
”I’m very completely happy to see such a rising curiosity from Finland in the direction of Pakistan. I do know that Pakistani and Finnish firms might work a lot collectively in varied areas and actually deliver options to Pakistan supporting the event of the entire nation, particularly within the vitality and Clear Tech areas”, mentioned Mr. Wille Eerola, Chairman of the Finland-Pakistan Enterprise Council. ”However Pakistani firms must also begin to browse and analysis the Finnish and entire Nordic marketplace for their merchandise”.
Bernard Najm, Vice President and Head of Center East and Africa, Nokia Networks, mentioned: “As a significant Finnish telecom expertise large with a world footprint that features in Pakistan, Nokia has a powerful ardour for innovation that expands the human prospects of applied sciences in a linked world. Pakistan is a major marketplace for us, and we’re dedicated to proceed supporting the nation with our innovation in telecommunication applied sciences to contribute to the socio-economic growth of the folks.”
Saeed Qadri, Nation Common Supervisor, Nokia Networks, Pakistan, mentioned: “The truth that the Nokia model has deeply etched on folks’s hearts throughout the globe, proves the worldwide management of our firm in innovation in cell broadband applied sciences. With this international management we mixed the native experience from Pakistan, organising a Middle of Competence in Islamabad in 2012 to serve telecom operators in Pakistan and the area. It will positively assist the nation construct a dependable, safe, next-generation cell broadband infrastructure for higher voice and information service expertise, and elevated penetration in rural and concrete areas throughout the nation.”