About Us

American Business Forum is a non-profit body formed by responsible group heads of American companies operating in Pakistan.  Its purpose is to:

  1. 1. Provide a platform to American Companies for business expansion.
  2. 2. Resolution of business issues.
  3. 3. Attracting FDI in Pakistan.

In this regard, interaction with Provincial as well as Federal Governments is one of its key objectives. ABF endeavors to play a key role in promoting trade & investment which are vital for the economic revival of Pakistan.

This member-focused association aims to help the general public by developing of Human Resource in Pakistan and convincing people in fulfilling their social responsibilities. Its philosophy is that American companies should be an integral part of the community in which they are operating, since the corporate sector has the required expertise and the resources to undertake corporate social responsibilities.
Awesome Image
ABF ACTIVITIES

Details of Important Activities of ABF

Awesome Image
ABF Meetings

ABF 60th BOG (Board of Governors) Meeting!

ABF's 60th meeting of Board of Governors ABF was held on Feb 21, 2020 at NETSOL Technologies Limited

Awesome Image
ABF Events

ABF hosted Minister of State & Chairman, BOI Mr. Muhammad Azfar Ahsan

American Business Forum hosted Minister of State & Chairman, Board of Investment Mr. Muhammad Azfar Ahsan for a round table session with members of the ABF.

Awesome Image
ABF CSR

ABF Donated 1.55 Million for Famine Victims of Tharparkar, Sindhwith members of the ABF.

American Business Forum donated Rs.1.55 Million for the victims of Thar Parkar, Sindh on November 25, 2014. On behalf of ABF, Mr. Mahmood Ahmad Chairman Finance Committee ABF and Mr. Omar K. Sheikh Honorary Secretary General ABF presented the cheque to Brig. Mazhar Kayani Commander Relief Efforts 4 Corps Head Quarter, Lahore.

The American Business Forum was formally inaugurated by the U.S Ambassador to Pakistan Ms. Anne W. Patterson on 21st May,2009. Inauguration was attended by Federal & Provincial Ministers, Federal & Provincial Secretaries and by distinguished members of the business community.
 Below is a brief detail of other important activities of ABF:
1. Meeting with U.S Secretary of States Ms. Hillary Clinton, Several meetings with U.S Ambassador, U.S Consul General Commercial/Economic Counselors, US AID and Overseas Security Advisory Counsel (OSAC) officials.
2. ABF members include 45 larger organizations with enormous investments which are categorized as Founder & Associate Members.
3. Millions of dollars in investment have been made by ABF member companies.
4. In the upcoming years million dollars will be invested in Pakistan by ABF Member companies that will provide job opportunities to hundreds of Pakistanis.
5. Millions of Rupees in taxes have been paid by the ABF member companies to the government.
6. ABF members contributed generously for settlements of IDPs affected during war against insurgents in northern areas of Pakistan.
7. ABF met the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Governor of the Punjab, Chief Ministers of the Punjab and Chairman Federal Board of Revenue on many occasions to discuss mutual interests and budgets were presented to the Government.
8. ABF signed an MOU with USAID, OSAC & LUMS.
9. ABF members also contributed towards flood relief efforts by donating 300 food bags containing edible items of 1.68 Million PKRS.ABF also sponsoring low cost housing schemes in flood affected areas of Sindh to the tune of Rs 1.5 Million.
10. ABF members contributed 1.23 Million PKRS for Education & Health. 11. ABF has donated 11 portable ventilators ( Umbulizers) to Rescue 1122 worth Rs 4.4 Million PKRS.

Meet Team Secretariat

Vaseem Anvar

President

Anwar Kabir

Secretary General

Muhammad Afzal

Executive Administrator

Fatima Hamid

Comm. Executive
Awesome Image
make connecting

Contact Us

Email Us

Have you got a question Drop a Line

Email Us

Have you got a question Drop a Line

Secretariat@abf.com.pk

Phone

You can call us on weekdays between 9am to 6pm.

Phone

You can call us on weekdays between 9am to 6pm.

+92 322 4550757

Address

American Business Forum Netsol Technologies Pakistan, Ring Road, Ghazi Road Interchange, Lahore Cantt.

Address

American Business Forum Netsol Technologies Pakistan, Ring Road, Ghazi Road Interchange, Lahore Cantt.

+92 322 4550757

Social Media

Looking for the latest news, events

Social Media

Looking for the latest news, events