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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Aziz Memon’s initiatives boosting Suriname


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Suriname may be a small country in size, situated on the northeastern coast of South America, but the proactive approach of Aziz Memon, their Honorary Consul General in Karachi, makes it feel big in the diplomatic and trade circles of Pakistan. 

Aziz Memon, whose entrepreneurship and social sector engagements often hit headlines, also serves the cause of Suriname with his regular meetings with the Ambassadors and the High Commissioners of different countries. 

Most recently he had a meeting with the Ambassador of Belgium in Pakistan, Philippe Bronchain, in which matters of mutual interest were discussed. 

Working as the Honorary Consul General in Karachi, he could also be seen interacting with the business leaders at the offices of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) as well as the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), urging them to invest in Suriname. 

Suriname, defined by vast swaths of tropical rain forest, offers attractive packages to the foreign investors in the most peaceful and serene environment. Its capital, Paramaribo, where palm gardens grow near Fort Zeelandia, a 17th-century trading post, is located on the Atlantic coast. The capital city is also home to Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, a towering wood cathedral consecrated in 1885.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Karachi Chamber, SSUET reiterate close coordination

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has reiterated its close coordination with the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, for research and development in the industrial field.

An assurance in this regard came from the newly elected KCCI President, Mohammed Haroon Agar, in a meeting with the SSIET Registrar, Shah Mahmood Hussain Syed, who called on him at KCCI Head Office on October 2.

Haroon Agar said that the Chamber was already coordinating with the SSUET and working in close proximity with the University to promote research and development (R&D) for the benefit of the industrial sector.

He said that he along with the members of the Managing Committee will soon visit the SSUET to further strengthen the already existing working relationship between the two institutions.

On the occasion Registrar Shah Mahmood informed that upon the advice of KCCI's proposal the SSUET carried out a survey of industrial sector to determine the various industries keeping their immediate requirement.

He pointed out that the SSUET was producing over a hundred projects, mostly relating to industrial sector and if put to application, these could provide beneficial for the industrial sector. In this regard the role of KCCI will prove highly beneficial.

The newly elected Senior Vice-President, Shamim A. Firpo, and Member Managing Committee, Asif Bega, were also present in the meeting.

Asif Bega stressed the need for innovative projects for textile sector believing that the University can help this sector in a big way.

The KICCI President described the SSUET as a valuable asset in the field of engineering and he along with his Managing Committee looked forward to visiting the University in order to discuss further proposals for enhanced coordination.