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2019

ABF Hosted Dinner with Dr.Reza Baqir, Governor State Bank of Pakistan on Dec 15, 2019

The American Business Forum (ABF) welcomed Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor State Bank of Pakistan at a dinner meeting on Sunday, 15th December 2019. Dr. Baqir is an esteemed economist and has held office at the State Bank since May 2019. The evening began with formal introductions by ABF members and a welcome to the honorable chief guest. During his talk, Dr. Baqir presented three main points to ABF members including the economic challenges faced by the country , the successes so far, and strategic priorities going forward. Dr. Baqir expressed optimism that the economy has begun showing signs of a turnaround, and will continue to yield improvements for the country.

ABF Business Roundtable Lunch with Mr. Zubair Gilani Chairman (BOI) on 6th December,2019

The American Business Forum invited the Chairman of the Pakistan Board of Investment and Minister of State, Mr. Zubair Gilani to a formal luncheon. At the event, Mr. Gilani spoke about government policies, what the government is doing to improve the economic situation and what challenges it is facing. ABF members provided suggestions for improvements to the investment climate and discussed the challenges. It was agreed that in future, the Board of Investment will actively engage with ABF in policy making and in implementing the positive suggestions made by ABF.

ABF General Body Meeting on Monday, December 2, at Emerald Restaurant at Falettis Hotel Lahore

ABF farewell dinner to the outgoing Board of Governor and welcome to the new Board of Governor

 

ABF 58th Excom & BOG Meeting

The 58th Executive Committee and Board of Governor Meeting of American Business Forum was held on October 12, 2019 at IBM Office.

ABF Dinner to welcome new U.S Consul General Ms. Catherine Rodriguez October 2, 2019

ABF hosted a dinner to welcome new U.S Consul General Ms. Catherine Rodriguez October 2, 2019

At Royal Palm Golf and country club Lahore

ABF Lunch with Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood Advisor to Prime Minister August 31, 2019

ABF hosted lunch with Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries & Production and Investment. At Cosa Nostra

Lunch with Honorable Governor of Punjab, Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar

ABF hosted Lunch with Honorable Governor of Punjab, Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar on Thursday August 1, 2019 at Royal Palm Golf & Country Club Lahore

ABF Iftar Dinner 2019 (24-05-2019)

American Business Forum arranged Iftar dinner for the members and their spouses on May 5, 2019 at Spice Bazaar Lahore.

Iftar dinner hosted by ABF with Mr. Nadeem Babar Chairman of the Task Force on Energy

 

Mr. Nadeem Babar met with members of ABF for Iftar dinner at Royal Palm Golf and country Club on May 11, 2019 with the agenda of discussing the resent status of energy reforms including Power &, gas and petroleum.

Lunch with U.S Commercial and Economic Specialist Officials

ABF organized a Lunch with US Commercial and Economic specialist Officials at royal Palm Golf & Country Club Lahore on April 11th 2019 The agenda of the meeting was US Government’s upcoming programs and initiatives on ease of doing business and impeding trade barriers including the intellectual property rights and regulatory structure.

 

Lunch with U.S Commercial Counselor Mr. Mark Russell (5-3-2019)

The US Commercial Counselor Mr. Mark Russell met members of ABF for a lunch at the Royal Palm Golf & Country Club on March 5, 2019 with the agenda of discussing the current commercial economic status, the difficulties being faced by businesses and way of encouraging more delegations to visit Pakistan and for an increase in the number of U.S companies that invest in Pakistan in the near future.

Lunch with US Ambassador,His Excellency, Mr.Paul Jones 13-02-2019

The US Ambassador, His Excellency, Mr. Paul Jones attended a lunch with ABF members to discuss mutual interest with respect to Pakistan USA relationship, Trade issues and challenges faced by businesses.

Farewell Dinner (08-02-2019)

ABF organized a farewell dinner with spouses in favor of former President ABF Aamir Mahmood Mirza at The Poet Restaurant.

56th EXCOM & BOG Meeting (21-01-2019)

The 56th Executive Committee and Board of Governor Meeting of American Business Forum was held on January 21, 2019 at IBM Office.