Islamabad: April, 30, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan visited the Head Office of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited (PRCL) in Karachi and presided over a performance review meeting. He discussed at length with senior management of PRCL the business growth, filling vacant positions and issue of raising capacity of employees of the organization.
Islamabad: April, 30, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan attended as Chief Guest the reception hosted in his honour by Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) in Karachi and spoke in detail about the economic priorities of the present government under visionary leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Islamabad: April, 29, 2014: Netherlands’ Ambassador to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Marcel de Vink called on Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan in his office.
Islamabad: April, 28, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan attended a Roundtable Conference on “Devising Policies for SME growth” organized by Young Development Fellows (YDFs), in collaboration with Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform. Speaking on the occasion, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan highlighted the importance of SME sector in Pakistan in general and in his constituency Gujranwala in particular. He focused on learning from the experiences of foreign countries. Commenting on loan mechanism set out by banks, he urged the need to find a balance between difficult conditions and requirements to get a loan for setting up SMEs.
Islamabad: April, 28, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan chaired a meeting to overview the performance of the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD). The Minister said that the PFID should expand its functions in the cultural hubs of the country so that the indigenous arts of the country may be taught to the new generation. He further said that the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) will vigorously pursue the expansion of exports in the field of fashion, cultural art and the related services industry. The Minister instructed the officers that the PFID and MoC should formulate a comprehensive marketing strategy through the commercial officers of Pakistan posted in the embassies abroad to create awareness among the buyers about unique Pakistani art.
Islamabad: April, 26, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan in Lahore presided over the oath-taking ceremony of Lahore Economic Journalists Association. While addressing the journalist community of Lahore, Minister for Commerce spoke in detail the PML-N Government’s policy priorities & economic strategies.
Islamabad: April, 24, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry. In an interaction with the business community, he spoke at length the government’s economic priorities under the directions of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to remove all hurdles in doubling Pakistani exports in the shortest possible time.
Islamabad: April, 23, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan visited Korangi Association of Trade & Industry in Karachi. Putting emphasis on growth of the country’s private sector, Minister for Commerce assured the business community that the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is sincerely striving to overcome the economic problems of Pakistan.
Islamabad: April, 23, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan visited the Principal Office of State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan (SLIC) in Karachi. While presiding over a meeting with the senior management of SLIC, he conducted the performance review of the Corporation and discussed the administrative/legal issues and future business plans of SLIC.
Islamabad: April, 22, 2014: Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan attended a meeting of the Committee formed by the Prime Minister to resolve long standing trade issues between Pakistan and Russia at the Finance Ministry. The meeting was chaired by Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar. Engr. Khurram Dastagir Khan emphasized on a definite timeline for resolution of the dispute and informed that the Commerce Ministry is vigorously pursuing the efforts. He said that the dispute is an impediment to enhancing cooperation between the two sides in energy and infrastructure development sectors.