Discover China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Opportunities & Challenges
1. Institution of Engineers, Pakistan (IEP) is a professional body which works for promotion of engineering profession aiming at technological development and economic growth of the country. The Institution, therefore, holds regular conferences and workshops on related subjects. China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is one such initiative which carries the prospects of transforming lives of the people of the region, opening new vistas of development and growth. While benefits of CPEC would be widespread, Industries, Energy, Infrastructure and Communication sectors would take lion’s share of the program. CPEC will not only provide short and easy access to China to reach the European and African markets, it has tremendous potential for reviving the economy of Pakistan.
2. In order to create maximum awareness of the full scope of CPEC and to bring the financiers, investors, entrepreneurs and government officials on one platform for exploiting the benefits of this mega project for enhanced investment, business and employment opportunities, IEP is initiating the series of events. The first edition in the form of International CPEC Conference & Exhibition titles “Discover CPEC – Opportunities & Challenges” has been scheduled to be held on 18th, 19th and 20th January 2017 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi in collaboration with national and international partners. The 02 days conference will be followed by a 3rd full day session on 20 January 2017 as Matchmaking Event between foreign industries’ experts and local investors / entrepreneurs to sign MOUs culminating into agreements for collaboration in industrial development, to exploit the opportunities made available by CPEC. The event is expected to attract large scale participation from national and international attendees, exhibitors and visitors.
3. Full event details of the event can be perused from the event website: www.discovercpec.com.