NPO promoting Entrepreneurship in Pakistan
Productivity Association of Pakistan (PAP), which is professions body of National Productivity Organization (NPO), Ministry of Industries & Production, government of Pakistan organized its annual session 2012 for Sindh/Baluchistan chapter here at Federation House. The session was attended by various professionals, industrialists and member of chambers .The theme of the session was “Growth; is it luck or strategy”. The Chief Guest of Session was President FPCCI, Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani. The guest of honor was Vice President FPCCI Mrs. Begum Salma Ahmed. Other Guest of honor included President, Balochistan Economic Forum, Mr. Sardar Shoukat A K Popalzai, CEO Student Biryani, Mr. Saleem Shahzad, President & CEO, Medisure Laboratories Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd., Dr. Sheikh Kaiser Waheed and Director Pakistan Institute of Management PIM Mr. Abid Hussain.
CEO-NPO, Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Yousuf while addressing to the audience said that currently the markets are subject to fierce competition where consumers got many options. He said that we are witnessing a global village where innovation and creativity is taking aggressive leap just because it has become a need of hour and the only option to seep into a consumer market and achieve successful business is to device a well defined strategy that leads to unique offering at reasonable price. He also highlighted some of the achievements of NPO in various areas and welcomed all stakeholders to bring new initiatives to NPO so collective work can be done for the betterment of the country.
DGM-NPO Karachi, Mr. Saif-ur-Rehman said that Productivity Association of Pakistan (PAP) today is operating from five different chapters and is actively engaged in promoting synergy through various activities and adding strength to professional’s networking. The mandate of Association is to build networks and share knowledge. The session shared various examples and presented few case studies in order to elaborate what a successful approach is and why few fail to achieve landmark.
President FPCCI, Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani appreciated the efforts of NPO and said admired the areas of focus and hope that they will leave impact. Vice President FPCCI Mrs. Begum Salma Ahmed while speaking about the topic said that it’s hard to decide whether growth is directly proportional to luck. She said that there is no doubt that proper strategy will offer a systematic model for growth. Dr. Sheikh Kaiser Waheed said that luck is sheer faith and thus has to do with your believe but it’s a fact that one’s efforts will always impact results. CEO Student Biryani, Mr. Saleem Shahzad while speaking to the audience said that Student Biryani has come a long way to this point and tremendous hardwork has been done by two generations. He said that luck is sheer faith but strategy is the need to make it happen.
PAP Annual Session 2012 promoted entrepreneurship and self-development approach. The speakers panel of the session was comprised of few successful businessman and entrepreneurs who offered an insight to audience by hear their stories and thus make understand that success itself never meets shortcuts, thus it has to come by with lot of cohesive efforts.
At the closing ceremony each speaker and guest of honor was graced with shield by President FPCCI, Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani and CEO NPO, Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Yousuf. Productivity Association of Pakistan will hold its next annual session in Lahore under Punjab Chapter.
Caption: President FPCCI, Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani & CEO-NPO, Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Yousuf among the participants of Annual Session of Productivity Association of Pakistan.