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Expo 2020 - Dubai UAE

Sindh Investment Conference - 14th December 2021

Movenpick Hotel, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai.

The Investment Department of Government Sindh had organized a seminar on "Showcasing Sindh's Investment Potential and Success Stories" highlighting multiple investment opportunities for foreign investors in the province of Sindh.

Honorable Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman, PPP and Honorable Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh, honored the Sindh stage, designed by department of Culture Sindh and the Pakistan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, with their gracious visit accompanied by Sheikh Naahyan Bin Mubarak, Minister for tolerance and coexistence, Kingdom of UAE and the honorable members of Sindh Cabinet.

The venerated Chairman appreciated the colors of Sindhi culture, scattered in the pavilion and on the Sindh stage.

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Speakers's Profile - Showcasing Sindh's Investment Potential and Success Stories

Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Special Assistant to CM Sindh

TOPIC: Highlight investment opportunities in Sindh

Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar - Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Investment Department & PPP Projects.
The Sindh Investment Conference is an ideal platform for Global audiences to understand the perks and privileges of becoming an investor in Sindh.
As Special Assistant to CM, he is proud to highlight the innumerable benefits being ofered by the government of Sindh in developing and promoting trade, business, and investment in the province, with abundance of raw materials in agricultural sector, vast mineral and mines resources, massive potential in fisheries, textiles, and transport sector, with tax free zones and 100% repatriation of funds, Sindh is truly an investors paradise.

Mr. Khalid Mehmood Shaikh Director General, PPP Unit - Government of Sindh

TOPIC: Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit - Success Stories

Mr. Khalid Mehmood Shaikh was a member of the founding team of the Sindh PPP Unit where he developed legislative, institutional and legal framework. He also played an integral role in the creation of the PDF and VGF funds for PPP initiatives. He currently holds the charge of Director General of both the PPP Unit.

Mr. Zain Fawzi Director, PPP Unit

TOPIC: Knowledge and Learning - Education Management Organizations (EMOs)

Mr. Zain Fawzi serves as Director Finance in the PPP Unit. He joined the PPP Unit in 2017 and brings with him a wealth of experience spanning over 19 years working with various renowned business enterprises including Telecom, Private Equity and Public Private Partnerships.
He hold a Master's Degree in Economics and is associated with Institute of Cost and Management Accounts of Pakistan.

Mr. Bilal Ahmed Secretary to Government of Sindh Investment Department

TOPIC: (a) Investment & Public Private Partnership Policy Framework (b) Urban & Rural Development

Mr. Bilal Ahmed is currently posted as Secretary Investment Department. Prior to joining Investment Department, he served as special secretary works and communication, home and prison, excise zakat and transport in Gilgit Baltistan.

Dr. Sarosh Lodhi Vice Chancellor-NED University

TOPIC: Technology Park at NED University Karachi

Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi is the Vice Chancellor - NED University of Engineering and Technology. He graduated with Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree in 1985 and obtained Master's degree in Structural Engineering from Organ State University, USA in 1988. He was honoured to win the Central Overseas Scholarship in 1994 to pursue his PhD in UK and was awarded PhD in 1998 by Herriot-Watt University, UK in structural Engineering. In 2005 he was selected by the University to undergo administrative training at Pakistan Administrative Staff College Lahore and successfully completed 82nd National Management Course. He has served on innumerable national and international committees and has represented Higher Education Commission on Syndicates of several universities.

Mr. Abrar Shaikh Project Director, Education City

TOPIC: Knowledge and Learning - Education City

Mr. Abrar Ahmed Shaikh joined Civil Services in 2001 and has been serving in various administrative position with the Government of Sindh.

Mr. Shaikh has gained a varied experience of various sectors of economy especially in the areas of Project Management, Energy, Agriculture, and Investment Promotion.

Currently he is serving as a Project Director, Education City Project, a hallmark Project of Government of Sindh, based on a broad concept of accelerating economic growth by harnessing the potential of knowledge based economy.

Mr. Najam Ahmed Shah Secretary to Government of Sindh Local Government Department

TOPIC: (a) Karachi Road Infrastructure Project PPP Projects to decongest Karachi (b) Water

Mr. Najam Ahmed Shah, a dynamic & highly educated professional, having more than 22 years of diversified experience and served various prestigious organizations with a proven track record. He is highly motivated, passionate & innovative individual with strong analytical & planning skills, complemented by an integrated & strategic approach towards the assigned tasks and projects throughout during his career. Mr. Najam possesses a significant record of achievement in the field of Science, Information Technology, Food, Finance, Investment and Revenue etc. Currently he is associated with Govt. of Sindh as Secretary Local Government and Housing Town planning Department.

Panelist Profile - Emerging role of Public Private Partnerships and Investment Opportunities in Sindh

Mr. Asif Cheema , Director, East Asia Regional Department (Moderator)

Asif Cheema is Director for urban and social sector in the East Asia Regional Department of ADB. Prior to his current role, he was Deputy Country Director Pakistan Resident Mission and his responsibilities included financial sector, PPP and non-sovereign operations in Pakistan. He joined ADB in January 2014 in Manila as part of the private sector operations department and has concluded projects to support SMEs, renewable energy, agriculture across Asia.

Mr. Abdallah Al Mutairi CEO, EnerTech Holdings

Mr. Abdullah Al-Mutairi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EnerTech Holding Company, a Kuwaiti company owned by the National Technology Enterprises Company (NTEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA).
EnerTech's private equity investments focus on oil and gas (fossil and renewable generation, efficiency and storage), water (desalination, treatment, distribution and conservation), and clean technology (emissions monitoring and control, waste management and recycling, and environmental remediation).

Mr. Ahsan Siddiqui CEO, EA Consulting

Mr. Siddiqui has over twenty-seven years of experience as a professional engineer and is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of EA Consulting (EA). Mr. Siddiqui is considered one of the top engineering consultants in Pakistan for infrastructure and development projects in both the public and private sectors.
EA was established by Mr. Siddiqui's father and enjoys over 39 years of highly reputable history. For more than a decade, EA has been the largest private sector AEC (Architecture Engineering Construction) consulting firm in Pakistan with head office in Karachi, and branch offices in Islamabad and Lahore.

Mr. Zeeshan Hussain Partner, EY Ford Rhodes Pakistan

Zeeshan is a Partner at EY and leads the Strategy and Transactions business in Pakistan. He has 20+ years of experience in transaction advisory and has been instrumental in setting up the Infrastructure Advisory practice of EY in Pakistan. He has been involved on several infrastructure projects across Pakistan including roads, transport, water, energy, industrial zones, solid waste, tourism etc. He has helped both the Governments and the private sector investors to successfully procure and implement some of the most high profile and large public private partnership projects in Pakistan and specifically in the province of Sindh.
Zeeshan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and is based in the Karachi office of EY.

Mr. Muhammad Intesar Uddin CEO, Deokjae Connecting Roads (Pvt.) Limited.

Mr. Muhammad Intesaruddin is the Chief Executive Officer of Deokjae. Deokjae is the proud concessionaire of Hyderabad Mirpurkhas Dual Carriageway, the first successful PPP road infrastructure project in Sindh.

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