Tentative Seminar Program

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

Second Day of the Seminar

Plenary Session III

Chief Guest: Mr. RanaTanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production

Chief Guest: Lt Gen Mohammad Owais (Retd) Secretary Defence Production

Schedule Event
1000-1015 hrs

Pakistan’s IT Potential and prospects for meeting Defence needs

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Khoja, IBA
1015-1030 hrs

Financial Model for Enhancing Public-Private Partnership in Indigenous Defence Industry
Mr. Mohammad Ismail, Pakistan Institute of Development Economic (PIDE)
1030-1045 hrs

Enhancing Indigenous Capability in Defence Production and Exports

Air Marshal Javaid Ahmed, Chairman PAC Board, Kamra
1045-1100 hrs

Enhancing Indigenous Capability in Defence Production and Exports

Mr. Almas Haider, Chairman Synthetic Products Enterprise Limited
1100-1215 hrs Discussion
1215-1230 hrs Summing up by Chair
1230-1300 hrs Media interaction with Minister of Defence Production
1300-1400 hrs Lunch

Break Sessions

Schedule Event
1400-1700 hrs Five Concurrent Breakout Sessions
These would be attended by representatives of MoDP, DGDP, POF, HIT, PAC, DEPO, FBR, IBA, LUMS, NUST, Finance, Law, Foreign Affairs, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry and private sector defence enterprises. The participants will discuss the topics covered in the plenary sessions to reach consensus on policy guidelines for the Govt.
Group I :
Existing Defence Production and Export Practices
Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan
Group II :
Existing Defence Production Capacity in Public and Private Sector
Dr. Mohammad Zubair
Group III :
Industry-Academia Partnership
Prof Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, VC UET
Group IV :
Financing Mechanism for Defence Industry and Export Promotion
Mr. Syed Salim Raza, Former Governor State Bank of Pakistan
Group V :
Legal Framework to Promote Public-Private Partnership
Mr. Ahmar Bilal Soofi, Former Law Minister

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