Lahore: The World Economic Forum (WEF) organized a Country Strategy Dialogue (CSD) on Pakistan. Acting CEO FINCA Micro Finance Bank Pakistan, Mr. Shahid Hosain Kazi, joined a gathering of international and Pakistani business leaders for discussions on a wide range of subjects including economy, finance, investment, trade, manufacturing, digitalization and startups, regional connectivity and CPEC, etc
While expressing his thoughts, Shahid Hosain Kazi said “Financial inclusion is a key enabler to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity especially in the case of the developing world. A people-centred focus on the well-being of those in developing countries in the best way forward for Pakistan”
Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the CSD and participated in an interactive dialogue with the President of WEF, Mr. Børge Brende, and Chairpersons and CEOs of leading global corporations and WEF partner companies.
CSD is WEF’s signature platform for countries with rising economies and promising growth potential. A CSD during Prime Minister’s visit to Davos, Switzerland, for the WEF Annual Meeting in January 2020 was widely attended by the global corporate sector.
The second CSD by WEF within one year is recognition of Pakistan’s positive economic trajectory and its commendable resilience to the myriad of challenges including the COVID pandemic.