Ambassador Masood Khan thanked the audience from Pakistan and across the United States, including the US government, for attending the event, praising the role of the organisers and speakers/panellists for their dedication to showcasing Pakistan’s enormous potential to grow exponentially in the IT & Tech sector.
Ambassador Khan, speaking about the growth of Pakistan’s start-up ecosystem, said that in the last 18 months, digital start-ups in Pakistan had earned half a billion dollars, largely because to US funding.
Ambassador Masood Khan addressed the audience that Pakistan has a diverse economy. Pakistan was quickly becoming a regional hub for trade, investment, and connectivity, with a 220 million consumer market, a burgeoning middle class, and a young and active population.
The Ambassador briefed the audience on Pakistan’s investment landscape, highlighting the government’s achievements in ease of doing business and the launch of unprecedented steps to assist investors.
In his remarks, Dilawar Syed, the State Department’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, praised the effort for providing win-win prospects for businesses in both nations.
Building start-ups in Pakistan – An investor viewpoint and Founders perspective — provided feasible proposals for both investors and the government moving forward. More than 150 people attended the summit, including GharPar Technologies Ltd., Merafture.pk, Orbit-ed, Aero Engine Craft Pvt Ltd, O’naps, Qriosity, and other renowned Pakistani start-ups.