UNDP Expert Participates in First Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference

Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference

Sep 25, 2016

A UNDP expert took part in the First Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference today, which aims to strengthen business, trade and investment relations between Pakistan and Bahrain. 

Dr. John Stewart, an economic consultant, presented a session on the various opportunities through Bahrain FTA for international business. During the presentation, he discussed determinants of SME export performance and stressed the need for innovation for development. 

The high-level forum, organized by Pakistan Ambassador Javed Malik, hosted more than 400 businessmen and women from around the world. 

The conference was co-chaired by Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Al Zayani and his Pakistani counterpart Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan, and included special presentations by the Economic Development Board, Mumtalakat and boards of investment and trade from Pakistan.