Dear Members, Dear Friends of the Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce,
$55 billion: this is the sum that China will invest into infrastructure projects in neighbouring Pakistan by 2030 to boost the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The aim is to connect Pakistan’s port of Gwadar with Kashgar in China, through a network of highways, railways and pipelines, and to combat Pakistan’s chronic energy shortages by building 21 power plants.
Date: 5 July 2017
Venue: Zunfthaus zur Meisen Zurich
Doors open at 11:15
11:45-12:30: Panel discussion
13:00-14:00: Flying lunch
In cooperation with Asia Society Switzerland and the Pakistan-Swiss Business Council, we have invited representatives of businesses active in Pakistan to share their experiences in the region and to discuss perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of the CPEC.
Please register as follows: Kindly RSVP by 30 June 2017 via this link: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/the-giant-next-door-how-china-and-one-belt-one-road-are-changing-pakistan-tickets-35397675400