The ‘All Pakistan Business Forum’ (APBF) under the capable leadership of Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi, serves as a vibrant business association which promotes the interests of the business community and industry. The Forum also advocates fair business policies and transparency as part of its mandate. Capitalizing on its high-profiled representation from 2000 members belonging to diverse commercial sectors, the APBF has taken various initiatives in collaboration with leading enterprises and associations, for social development and creating an enabling environment for business to perform and invest in Pakistan.
In order to achieve its developmental objectives, APBF has recently entered into a valuable collaboration with the Dean of Diplomatic Core Islamabad H.E Rodolfo martin Seravia, who is also the Ambassador of Argentina in Pakistan. According to this MoU signed between APBF and the Dean of Diplomatic Core Islamabad, both the organizations will promote; Trade links and Cultural exchanges to nurture closer understanding between the International Community and Pakistan. Through this programme B2B meetings and business delegation visits will be conducted for sector specific match-making and interaction between development initiatives and the stakeholders. These activities will also increase educational ties and support on social development, especially for the development of Women Entrepreneurs. Members of the diplomatic community, are focused on a wide range of programs to uplift Pakistan, including; trade, health, education, public diplomacy, culture, gender equity and other development programs in Pakistan.
The President of APBF – Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi expressed his gratitude to the Dean of the Diplomatic Core Islamabad H.E Rodolfo Martin Seravia for collaborating with APBF. He stated that; “APBF is thankful to our new partner – The Diplomatic Core Islamabad, for helping us play a key role in national progress. We are effectively striving to bring Business Leaders, Chambers and Associations on a united platform to endeavor for a strong and prosperous Pakistan with sustainable growth, ensured through effective policies followed in continuity, resulting in better quality of life for the people of Pakistan.”
Mr. Qureshi further informed the media that; “Over the years, APBF has made numerous valuable contributions towards the progress and growth of the national economy. We are making consistent efforts to identify and engage resourceful organizations and entrepreneurs, to create new opportunities and mutual benefits through our shared values and wisdom.”
The MoU was signed in Islamabad during a high-profiled event – “The Summit – 2015”, orchestrated by APBF in Islamabad recently. This event highlighted the impressive profile of the APBF and its partners, with strong patronage of numerous Multinational organizations and leading Pakistani enterprises as its sponsors. It served as an informative platform to discuss and realign the strategic business and social-development road-map for Pakistan.