Ghias Khan made OICCI president for 2022 term


KARACHI – Ghias Khan, President and CEO Engro Corporation Limited, has been named as the president of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) for the 2022 term.

The decision was announced at the 162nd Annual General Meeting of the OICCI held on Monday.

OICCI is the oldest chamber in Asia. It serves as a platform to promote foreign investments into Pakistan.

Reacting to his appointment on Twitter, Ghias Khan said: “Honoured to be announced as President of @oicci_pakistan for 2022”.

Saying Pakistan offers considerable growth potential for existing and new foreign investors, the leading businessmen vowed to promote foreign investment in the country.

“Congratulations to the outgoing President, Irfan Siddiqui of Meezan Bank, for an excellent tenure, despite the challenges of the new normal,” he wrote.

He vowed to enable OICCI to build further on its achievements, by increasing its importance as a key stakeholder amongst the decision makers in the federal and provincial governments.

“We will also support the Govt. on emerging challenges & opportunities for our economy like climate change, digitalization, women empowerment, diversity & inclusion, sustainability, & financial inclusion, by sharing the knowledge & expertise of our members from within & outside PK,” Khan concluded.

Meanwhile, Board of Investment chairman Muhammad Azfar Ahsan congratulated Ghias Khan for his new responsibilities as OICCI president.

“Let’s collaborate for facilitation of foreign investors in Pakistan. I wish you success,” Ahsan wrote on Twitter.

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