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4th SME Conference Agenda & Presentations
   

INAUGURAL SESSION

09.30 am - 10.15 am

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

 
 

Global Perspective
Mr. Javed Iqbal, Project Manager, Business Edge, IFC, World Bank
 

 
  Keynote Address
Mr. Saquib Mohyuddin,
CEO, Business Support Fund (BSF), Ministry of Finance, GoP

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Session I : Structural Reforms and Sustainability in the SME Sector  
10.30 am - 11.15 am

CHAIR: Mr. Mansoor H. Siddiqui, SME Director, State Bank of Pakistan

 

  

Mr. Saquib Mohyuddin, CEO, Business Support Fund (BSF), Ministry of Finance, GoP
Title of Presentation: 
Funding Needs on Sustainable Basis for the Sector

 

Mr. Shezad Arif, SME Banking Head, Standard Chartered Bank
Title of Presentation: 
Role of Commercial Banks in Sustaining the Sector

 

Mr. Waqar Ahmed, SEVP & Head of SME Division, Soneri Bank Limited
Title of Presentation: 
SME Financing by Commercial Banks - Myth or Reality?

 
Session II : Facilitating and Empowering the SMEs to Rise and Shine  
11.30 am - 12.30 pm :

CHAIR: Mr. Ozair Hanafi, Former President & CEO, Pak-Oman Microfinance Bank Ltd

 

 

Mr. Zubair Motiwala, Advisor to the Chief Minister, Sindh, & VP Board of Investment Sindh
Title of Presentation: 
SME Clusters and their share of Problems

 

Mr. Mohsin Mushtaq Chandna, Member IBA Visiting Faculty  & Expert Public Policy Matters
Title of Presentation: 
Needs of Agri-based Small & Medium Businesses

Mr. Ali Rahim, President, Income Tax Bar Association
Title of Presentation: 
Book Keeping, Taxation & Today's Technoloy for SMEs

 
Session III Good Governance and Effective Human Resource Practices  
12.30 pm - 01.30 pm :

CHAIR: Ms. Shahida N. Jamil, former Federal Minister & Counsel, Jamil & Jamil, Barristers-at-Law

 

 

Mr. Ashraf Kapadia, Managing Director, Systems Private Limited
Title of Presentation: 
Technology Solutions for Optimum Performance

 

Ms. Shireen Naqvi, CEO & Director, School of Leadership (SoL)
Title of Presentation: 
Importance of Training & Development in the SME sector

 

Ms. Faiza Nasir, Senior Manager, Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG)
Title of Presentation: 
Good Governance is at the Heart of a Successful SME Venture

 
PANEL DISCUSSION: Rebuilding & Rehabilitation - The Task, Responsibility & Opportunity for SMEs  
01.30 pm - 02.30 pm :

CHAIR: Mr. Zulfiqar Thaver, President, UNISAME (Union of Small & Medium Enterprises)

 

 

Mr. Khawaja Ahsan Elahi, SVP & Head of Research, National Bank of Pakistan

Mr. Shamsuddin Memon, Prov. Project Director CMP. Ministry of Agriculture, Sindh
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Closing Remarks by Session CHAIR

Mr. Menin Rodrigues, President & CEO, SHAMROCK Communications (Private) Limited

 
     

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