KCCI seminar on business with UN on June 22


Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) President Muhammad Haroon Agar on Saturday said the Karachi Chamber in collaboration with the United Nations Procurement Division was organizing a daylong seminar on “Doing Business with the United Nations” on June 22 at the KCCI Auditorium. The KCCI being a premiere body representing the country’s trade had always focused on the growth of the country’s economy and promotion of business relation with their international counterparts. This seminar that is being organised for last few years had proved to be quite efficacious as total number of Pakistani vendors from the United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) increased from 30 in 2010 to 3,119 in 2012 and 3,444 as of January 2013. The UN procurement volume was roughly $2 billion and the business obtained by Pakistani companies in the UN was much lower than their actual potential. In this seminar presentations and registration will be offered in the commodities/fields of: chemical & petroleum products, logistics & freight forwarding, motor vehicles/parts & transportation equipment, pharmaceutical products and vaccines, architecture, engineering & construction related services, electrical apparatus & electronic component, banking & investment, food rations & catering services, computer equipment and services, telecommunication equipment & services, air transportation services, real estate lease & rental, security equipment, medical equipment, inspection & related services, prefabricated buildings.