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WEF president acknowledges Ikram Sehgal’s contributions to the forum

World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende has appreciated the exceptional contributions of Dawood Group headed by Hussain Dawood and Pathfinder Group headed by Ikram Sehgal to the WEF.
Pathfinder Group Chairman Ikram Sehgal was given the distinction of speaking at the WEF. He congratulated the finance advisor and the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for their distinguished role during the Covid-19 period to support the business community which trickled down to the masses. He inquired from him, that based on the finance adviser’s rich experience with many countries, a comparison with Pakistan and also how to tackle the corruption, embezzlement, and waste at the provincial governments, which is a major issue besides tax revenue collection.
In the “Country Strategy Dialogue on Pakistan”, Prime Minister Imran Khan presented Pakistan’s case to the global community on a comprehensive basis that also included the future vision and challenges. In his answers to the global CEOs from Telenor, Majid Al Futtaim, Ghuangzhou, Royal Vopak, Investcorp Holdings, he emphasised that collaboration and technological support from all global leading organizations is pivotal for his government’s planning and country’s growth in all sectors which are presently extremely underdeveloped.
All CEOs expressed their strong support to Pakistan and to undertake new initiatives for Pakistan’s development. This session was then taken-up by Abdul Hafeez Sheikh who provided details about how the government has been able to turnaround the economy despite the devastating impact of the Covid-19. He encouraged all participants for their suggestions and assured that Pakistan values the role of all global players participating in the WEF strategy dialogue.