ISLAMABAD: Defence Export Promotion Organisation (DEPO) is the premier institution for promoting and showcasing the potential of public as well as private sector defence industry of Pakistan. DEPO also regularly organises seminars and conferences which greatly facilitate in exploring new avenues of defence collaborations with global defence industries. Indeed, these seminars provide a common platform to entrepreneurs, R&D specialist, financial experts, and policymakers to evaluate whole domain of defence industry and its contribution towards the overall economic development of Pakistan.
In the same spirit, a two-day international seminar on “Pakistan’s Defence Industry: Export Potential, Challenges and Prospects”, is scheduled from November 28-29, 2017 at Islamabad in collaboration with Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Renowned national and international subject matter experts will present their scholarly papers on the subject during the two-day plenary sessions of the seminar.
The seminar predominantly revolves around the corporate interests of public and private defence industry of Pakistan and aimed at providing policy guidelines to the Government of Pakistan to further optimise the potential in the defence industry for economic growth of the country.
The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate the seminar as the Chief Guest and will be attended by various ministers, cabinet members, members of the standing committees, foreign diplomats, senior-level military leadership, public and private sector defence industry stakeholders, entrepreneurs, R&D specialist, financial experts, and members of various chambers of commerce of Pakistan.