KARACHI - “UMA - 16th CEO Summit Asia & Leadership Award Ceremony 2017 & Book Launch 100 Performing CEOs, Leaders & Companies of Pakistan 2017” organised by CEO Club Pakistan & CEO Today Magazine is scheduled to be held today at Marriot Hotel Karachi.

This year conference theme is “Reshaping the Future: Build Greater Pakistan”. It was stated by Ijaz Nisar – Founder & President, CEO Club Pakistan & Management House in his statement.

Ijaz said that more than 500 top entrepreneurs, CEOs, presidents, MDS, economists and business leaders are participating in this summit. The objective of the summit is to understand the future vision of growth & economic dynamism, developing entrepreneur to manage joblessness, discussing the advantage of the business prospectus, exploring global markets & boosting exports, easing regularity burdens and building momentum for SIMs to prosper and bridging the gap between business & academia.

Ijaz further said that, this CEO summit will provide unparalleled opportunities for CEOs & business Icons to engage in dialogue with high profile local& global leaders to discover business opportunities through networking with CEOs from hundreds of companies, and to forge connections with economic thought leaders from Pakistan and around the region.

Based on the proposition that future is something we actively create, not something that happens to us, CEO Summit Asia will explore policy choices and business decisions based on the trends and forces at work in Pakistan and in the region, weighing both opportunities and obstacles that lie ahead, he added.

He said that Sindh Governor Mohammad Zaubair will be the chief guest on the occasion. Other prominent speakers are Sohail Shams – Chief Executive Officer, United Marine Agency (Pvt) Ltd; Aamir Niazi – Chief Executive Officer, Descon Oxychem Ltd; Kimihide Ando – SVP, Mitsubishi Corporation & CEO, Mitsubishi Pakistan l Former President, Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI); SM Muneer – Chairman, Din Group of Industries l Chief Executive, TDAP; Irfan Siddique – President & CEO, Meezan Bank;  Ikram ul-Majeed Sehgal – Chairman, Pathfinder Group , and others. Natasha Hussain will be moderator.