April 24, 2017
USPBC hosted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the Sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings
March 29, 2017
USPBC hosted H.E. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
September 22, 2016
USPBC Hosted Private Luncheon Roundtable with H.E. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan in New York City, New York
June 2-3, 2016
USPBC Supported Fourth U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference held in New York City, NY
April 15, 2016
USPBC Hosted Dr. Waqar Masood Khan, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan
March 8, 2016
U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Elects Dr. Mehmood Khan Chairman-Elect and Zia Chishti Vice Chairman-Elect
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council held its annual Board Meeting in Washington, D.C., where it announced Dr. Mehmood Khan as Chairman-Elect and Zia Chisti as Vice Chairman-Elect. The meeting was followed by a lively roundtable discussion between the Council’s leadership and H.E. Jalil Abbas Jilani, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States.
January 14, 2016
U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Leads Trade Mission to Pakistan and Releases Report
The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) organized a trade mission to Islamabad, Pakistan on January 13-15, 2016. The delegation was led by USPBC Chairman Miles Young, Worldwide Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather and Vice Chairman Mehmood Khan, Vice Chair, PepsiCo. The delegation was accompanied by USPBC President Espie Jelalian. The USPBC delegation represented a wide range of industry sectors, including advertising and public relations, beverages, defense, energy, finance, consumer goods, social media, and IT and telecom.
Following the trade mission, the USPBC released a report highlighting the country’s economic potential. The report, titled “Partnering to Bolster Growth and Enhance Pakistan’s Competitiveness,” offers a set of recommendations that American companies established in Pakistan believe can help sustain and attract foreign investment and enhance growth in the country.
October 21, 2015
USPBC Hosted H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
April 16, 2015
USPBC Hosted Luncheon Roundtable with H.E. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister of Pakistan, on the Margins of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings
March 10-12, 2015
USPBC supported Third Pakistan – United States Business Opportunities Conference in Islamabad
USPBC President Esperanza Jelalian participated in the Third Pakistan-United States Business Opportunities Conference organized by Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce in Islamabad on March 10-12. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker led the U.S. delegation and opened the business conference. Pakistan’s Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan provided welcoming remarks and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar provided the keynote address.
- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s Speech
- USPBC Chairman Miles Young’s Video Message to Conference Participants
- USPBC Press Release
February 12, 2015
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Hosted Luncheon Roundtable Discussion with Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani
2014 USPBC Trade Mission to Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi
In 2014, the Council led a delegation of U.S. company executives to Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. The USPBC delegation met with Pakistan’s Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar, Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue Tariq Bajwa, Chairman of the Board of Investment Miftah Ismail, Chairman of the Privatization Commission Mohammad Zubair, Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources Abid Saeed, and Director General of the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO). In addition, the delegation met with officials of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and U.S. Consulate in Karachi. Trade mission participants also engaged private sector organizations, including the American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC), the American Business Forum (ABF), the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industries (OICCI), and the Pakistan Business Council (PBC).
The full press release is available here.
November 13, 2013
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted a roundtable discussion on power sector opportunities with Khawaja Asif, Minister of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan.
October 21, 2013
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan.
View the transcript of the Prime Minister’s remarks here.
October 11, 2013
USPBC Hosted Finance Minister of Pakistan at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce