07 Dec


Karachi: On Wednesday, 29th November 2017, TECH Pakistan held an inaugural dinner of TECH Pakistan business dinner series ‘TECH Socialite’ by bringing an exquisite gathering of reputable industrial experts and leaders at Defense Authority Marina Club. The event was graciously supported and sponsored by Dr. Essa Laboratory & Diagnostic Centre. A dynamic & inspiring profile of people from diversified industrial backgrounds in Pakistan were present on the occasion; the event leads the discussion over inclusion of technology in Pakistan.

The evening was open with welcome remarks by Dr. Farhan Essa Abdullah; Director – Dr. Essa’s Laboratory & Diagnostic Centre. He announced, “We are delighted to be a part of such amazing initiative of TECH Socialite by TECH Pakistan and to my believe such purpose led gathering with market experts are the source of inspiration towards new developments in Pakistan.”

An interactive dialogue over advocacy and adaptation of technology in the landscape of Pakistan was held. Mr. Kanwal Masroor; Founder – TECH Pakistan putting forward the discussion explained, “We are standing in the midst of 4th industrial revolution, an age of break throw technological interventions and tech led businesses. The businesses drive from technology like Apple has the net worth over 800 billion dollars whereas Pakistan total foreign debts worth over 80 billion dollars; just look at the possibilities we can create with technology. Moreover Pakistan’s has the fourth largest freelance community in the world roughly contributes 500 million – 1.3 billion dollars.”

An important highlight of the event lies in the orientation of TECH Pakistan conducted by Mr. Zeeshan Afzal; advisor TECH Pakistan and global CEO of Shahid Afridi Foundation who has conducted the orientation of TECH Pakistan and shares his emotional attachment with the cause. He shares one of the TECH Pakistan’s important achievement saying that “TECH Pakistan is an organization drives over purpose, just this year an issue was taken to TECH Pakistan where a girl has been a victim of cyber harassment through a registered employer at online job website. TECH Pakistan take this concern and with the support of FIA and CPLC; the harasser was arrested in 24 hours.”

Reputable and notable personalities were in attendance at the event including; Mr. Furqan Qureshi, Mr. Noman Siddiqui, Mr. Khurram Schehzad, Mr. Qazi Abdul Muqadadir, Mr. Fasial Abdul Sattar, Mr. Arsalan Hashmani, Dr. Jameel Ahmed (DIG), Mr. Yasir Shehrazi, Mr. Tamim Shabbir, Mr. M. Aslam, Mr. Salman Aslam, Mr. Faisal Mubeen, Mr. Faisal Mamsa, Mr. M. Arif Hassan, Shoaib Shamsi, Mr. Affan Ahmed Khattak, Mr. Farrukh Mazhar, Mr. Najam-ul-Hassan, Mr. Razi-ur-Rehman, Mr. Amin Malik, Dr. Nayyar Jabeen, Dr. Anwer Jalil, Mr. Shumail Naqvi, Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Mr. Anees Hussain, Mr.Usman Butt. Ms. Moneeza Butt, Ms. Ameena Saiyid OBE, Mr. Fawad Tedi, Mr. Umair Saiyid, Mr. Javed Iqbal, Zeeshan Rehman, Ms. Humaira Anwar and Mr. Zain ul Abedin Ansari.

TECH Pakistan is an organization that promotes technology advocacy, inclusivity and adaptation within the industries of Pakistan; as we all know that technology is our next stop! And 4th industrial revolution is on the verge to revolutionize the way we do business. We therefore, work towards harnessing the full potential of technology; by forming a ‘Hub’ that benefits every domain of industry and leverage technology to conduct developmental initiatives in Pakistan. TECH Socialite is one of such initiative that focuses on building a thriving community of business leaders to promote technology inclination and advocacy at every level.