LAHORE–One-day Istehkam-e-Pakistan International Arain Convention would be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Lahore Expo Centre with the participation of over 600 delegates from Pakistan and about 200 delegates from 32 countries of the world.

 The central theme of the convention is “Istehkam-e-Pakistan” aims at spreading the message of national solidarity through community support keeping in view the recent debate on Balochistan issue, Karachi issue and other ethnic problems faced by the country.   

 Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, former Member of Parliament for Glasgow Central, United Kingdom will be the chief guest, while PPP Secretary-General Jahangir Badr, PML-Zia President Chaudhry Ejazul Haq, Mian Muhamamd Saeed (Deray Walay), Malik Muhammad Akbar, Chaudhry Zulifqar will be also present on this occasion.   

 The convention will bring together high-level representatives of the community and provide the leadership with an opportunity to jointly deliberate on issues faced by the country.

and contribute part of the Arain community to resolve these issues in the greater interest of the people of and those Pakistanis living aboard. 

The convention also aims at increasing foreign investment in Pakistan through socialization and projecting soft image of the country with the help of 200 delegates coming from US, UK, Canada, Australia, Greece, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Malaysia, Japan, France and Belgium and Bangladesh. The delegates would be also urged to contribute their part directly or indirectly to help resolve ongoing energy crisis of the country.