Meeting with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA)
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) and the Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy (BIPP) at NetSol co-hosted a session on "SME Sector Opportunities and Challenges in Pakistan" on Thursday, 2nd March 2023 at the SMEDA headquarters. On this occasion, Farhan Aziz Khawja, CEO of SMEDA, gave a welcome speech. Mr. Shahid Javed Burki (Chairman - BIPP ) stressed the importance of increasing domestic savings, tax revenue, and investments in the SME sector, for Pakistan's future development to be sustainable. Mr. Shahid Najam (Vice Chairman-BIPP) and Mr. Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad (Vice Chairman Operations - BIPP), also spoke at the conference. Several members of the government and business community, including the Secretary of Industries, MD of PSIC, Secretary of P&D, Secretary of Finance, the Federal Ombudsman, and others, also participated in the session online.