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Inaugural Session

09.00 am - 10.30 am :

Welcome Remarks
Mr. Menin Rodrigues, President & CEO, Shamrock Communications (Pvt.) Ltd.


Overview of Microfinance in Pakistan
Syed Mohsin Ahmed,
CEO, Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN)


Keynote Address of Chief Guest
The Honorable Syed Salim Raza,
Governor, State Bank of Pakistan
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Session I : Policy & Regulatory FRAMEWORK  
11.00 am - 12.30 pm

CHAIR: Ms. Kathleen Wu, Deputy Director, Office of Economic Growth, USAID



Mr. Qazi Shoaib Ahmed, Joint Director Microfinance, State Bank of Pakistan
Title of Presentation:
Policy and Strategic Framework for Microfinance


Mr. Ghalib Nishtar, President & CEO, Khushhali Bank Ltd.
Title of Presentation:
Microfinance Regulations The Way forward


Mr. Yasir Ashfaq, General Manager, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)
Title of Presentation:
Impact of Regulation & Policy on the Microfinance Sector

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm :
Networking LUNCH  
Session II : performance trends in mf  
1.30 pm - 03.00 pm :

CHAIR: Mr. Rashid Bajwa, CEO, NRSP & Chairperson, Pakistan Microfinance Network



Ms. Mehr Shah, Financial Analyst, Pakistan Microfinance Network
Title of Presentation:
Review of Microfinance Industry


Mr. Kamran Azim, Chief Manager Operations. KASHF Foundation
Title of Presentation:
Current Challenges to the Microfinance Sector


Capt. Mahmood Sultan, Senior General Manager, Adamjee Insurance Co. Title of Presentation: Effects of Micro-Insurance in Rural Areas


Prof. Muhammad Khaleequzzaman, Islamic Finance Advisor, FINCON
Title of Presentation: Islamic Microfinance as a Tool for Financial Inclusion

Session III:    efficiency & innovation in mf  

03:00 - 04:30 PM

CHAIR: Mr. Saquib Mohiuddin, Chairman, National Institute of Competitiveness


Mr. Shahid Mustafa, Group Executive Director, Tameer Microfinance Bank Ltd.
Title of Presentation:
Branchless banking, the Way Forward for MFBs


Ms. Sadaffe Abid, Chief Executive Officer, BUKSH Foundation
Title of Presentation:
Innovative Approaches for Financial Inclusion

  closing Session  
04.30 pm - 05.00 pm :

The Conference Way Forward
Dr. Rashid Bajwa,
CEO, NRSP & Chairperson, Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN)
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Vote of Thanks
Prof. Dr. Amoon Kamal,
Head of Conference, Shamrock



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