Tentative Seminar Program

Public Private Partnership in Defence Production and Export: Challenges and Way Forward

First Day of the Seminar

Inaugural Session

Schedule Event
0930-1000 hrs Registration
1000 hrs Arrival of Chief Guest
1000-1005 hrs Recitation from Holy Quran
1005-1010 hrs Introduction of Conference by Executive Director, CISS
1010-1015 hrs Welcome Address by DG DEPO
1015-1025 hrs Address by Minister for Defence Production
1025-1040 hrs Address by Chief Guest
1040-1100 hrs Tea Break

Plenary Session I

Chief Guest:

Chief Guest: Maj Gen Syed Ali Hamid (Retd)

Schedule Event
1100-1115 hrs Address by Chief Guest
1115-1130 hrs

Global/Regional Military Outlook, Trends and Challenges for Pakistan’s Defence Industry
Dr. Rifaat Hussain, Professor, NUST
1130-1145 hrs

Turkish Public-Private Partnership Model in Defence Production and Enhancing Defence Exports
Prof Dr. Ismail Demir from Under Secretariat of Defence Industries, Ankara, Turkey
1145-1200 hrs

Pakistan’s Defence Industry in the Global/Regional Security Milieu and contribution towards National Development including Prospects of Public-Private Partnership
Lt Gen Tanvir Tahir (Retd) Former Secretary Defence Production
1200-1220 hrs

Prospects of Defence Industry in National Development, including Public-Private Partnership in global/regional security environment
Mr. Rumi Moiz, MD R&D Engineering (Pvt) Ltd
1220-1330 hrs Discussion
1330-1430 hrs Lunch Break

Plenary Session II

Chief Guest: Senator Lt Gen Abdul Qayyum (Retd) Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production

Chief Guest: Mr. S. M. Muneer, Chief Executive, TDAP

Schedule Event
1430-1445 hrs Address by Chief Guest, Lt Gen Abdul Qayyum (Retd)
1445-1500 hrs

Academia-Industry Relationship for promotion of Development in defence industry in Pakistan
Lt Gen Muhammad Asghar (Retd) Rector NUST
1500-1515 hrs

Industry-Academia Cooperation for Research and Development in Defence Industry in Pakistan
Mr. Aamer Hashmi, President GTTN, NUST
1515-1530 hrs

Capabilities of Private Sector in Defence Industry and Avenues of Cooperation with Public Sector
Mr. Syed Naseem Raza, Executive Director, Wah Nobel Group, POF
1530-1545 hrs

Capacity and Potential of Private Sector for Cooperation with Public Sector Defence Enterprises
Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Dean and Director IBA, Karachi
1545-1700 hrs Discussion
1700-1730 hrs Tea

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