Islamabad: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) will hold a microfinance conference on Dec 23 in Islamabad.
The conference titled, “Microfinance: Transition to Small Enterprises – Focus on Entrepreneurship” would attract government officials, experts and business leaders from all across the Pakistan.
According to VP FPCCI Sheikh Muhammad Ali, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is the backbone of the economy. Its development is crucial for sustained and equitable progress of the economic conditions.
According to the World Bank Report, about 5.3 million SMEs are operating in Pakistan with GDP contribution standing at 40 per cent supporting millions of families.
FPCCI will provide a unique platform to stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to work on recommendations for scaling up of small enterprises with an emphasis on promoting entrepreneurial mind-set, he said.