We are pleased to announce that Canada Pakistan Business Council (CPBC) is organizing a five-day Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Delegation to Pakistan in the week of March 11, 2019.

CPBC is partnering with Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES (P@SHA) to facilitate meetings, visits, presentations and seminars in various ICT sectors such as ERP/Business Software, AI, Education Software, Video Games while also directly identifying interested parties to meet their Canadian counterparts. CPBC is pleased to acknowledge the support The Canada-Pakistan ICT Forum for their Facilitation.

President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), Mr. Rocco Rossi will co-lead the upcoming ICT delegation with Canada Pakistan Business Council.

CPBC is excited to share that Mr. Rossi will be a distinguished speaker at the LEADERS IN ISLAMABAD CONFERENCE to be held in March 2019. Every year this conference attracts leaders from all over the world to share their ideas and expertise.

We’re proud to receive an approval for a grant from Global Affairs Canada for an ICT trade delegation. This is to help Canadian ICT companies to access the international markets.

If you would like your company to connect to the Pakistani ICT Industry which is growing exponentially, please send in the completed Form (attached herewith) to the indicated address or scan of a completed form via email.

The last date for receiving applications is February 9, 2019, in order to complete formalities related to travel, logistics and specific meetings.

The companies with the best-fit criteria will be selected subject to first come first served basis. For the selected companies, travel and on-the-ground expenses may be covered up to 50%.

The Delegation is being planned around the  LEADERS IN ISLAMABAD BUSINESS CONFERENCE being held in Islamabad on the 13th and 14th of March. The organizers of this conference have offered to expose the delegation to their 800 plus delegates from major commercial and industrial sectors in Pakistan and facilitate B2B during the seminar being held at the prestigious Serena Hotel. A formal invitation has been extended to Mayor Frank Scarpitti to be the keynote speaker at the conference.

The Delegation will avail opportunities to engage in establishing direct contact with relevant corporate and ICT organizations and businesses to explore and offer their products, services and consulting expertise to their counterpart and potential end-users and clients.

President Dossal calls on HC Wendy Gilmour in Islamabad

The Canadian High Commission in Islamabad has extended complete support in establishing groundwork in Pakistan.

Seeing the growth potential between Canada and Pakistan, Global Affairs Canada has assigned a Full-Time Senior Trade Commissioner: Ms. Margaux McDonald who has recently taken this assignment in Islamabad with consular and trade offices in Lahore and Karachi.

The Pakistan High Commission in Canada is facilitating meetings and presentations with the appropriate Ministries and relevant IT Departments in Pakistan.

The Pakistan High Commission and the three Consulates General across Canada would facilitate the visas for Pakistan.

If you are interested in joining the ICT Delegation, please fill out the form and provide your company/personal profile.

Click the link to download the form: ICT Trade Delegation to Pakistan March 2019 FORM