According to the latest economic survey, there are
32 automobile manufacturing units involved in the assembling &
manufacturing business with the support of downstream industry, which
comprises approximately 1,000 units of auto parts manufacturers.
Declining interest rates and increased
auto-financing through banks, leasing companies and Mudarabas have
played a pivotal role to boost up the sales like never before. In
turn, financing has helped enhance the overall auto production as it
makes up a sizeable part of the total auto sales today.
Pakistan has registered a record 58% growth in auto
sector alone, which speaks for the country's tremendous industrial
growth and its investment-friendly environment.
MECHANISING THE INDUSTRIAL BASE....
Simultaneously, the machine tools and automation
sector has acquired a crucial role in the fast-developing economy of
the country. Laying the foundation for a significantly greater
increase in subsequent years, the manufacturing sector and large-scale
manufacturing sector have shown remarkable growth, thus contributing
to an overall growth rate of 8.4% in the GDP of Pakistan during
Production of engineering goods and automation
products has gained a pivotal value for foreign collaboration in order
to move along the fast paced growth in demand to match the countryís
industrial development. Textile, plastic & packaging, food
processing, agriculture, ceramics, dairy, sugar, auto, cement and
steel-making are some of the key sectors that are in continuous need
for induction of high-quality and precision engineering products to
aid Pakistanís thriving industrial base.
The increased competitiveness of major consumer
industries is driving the demand for more sophisticated machines. End
users are investing in machine tools that offer increased performance,
flexibility and productivity.
Catering to meet the unprecedented expansion in
domestic as well as international markets, Auto & Auto Parts
Pakistan 2005 brings forth a detailed range of vehicles, parts &
components, repair equipment & tools, styling products and
The show aims at drawing foreign entrepreneurs to
meet their Pakistani counterparts at an interactive platform and
showcase their engineering achievements. It also offers a unique
opportunity to interact directly with a highly targeted and closely
focused audience from around the globe.
Auto & Auto Parts Pakistan 2005 will enjoy the
benefits of co-locating with another highly targeted event
"Machine Tools and Automation Pakistan 2005", also serving
as a platform to assist professionals and industry players, presenting
one platform for related industries.
Machine Tools & Automation Pakistan 2005 will
open doors to a new international vista with the highest trade
potential ready to be explored.
Machine Tools & Automation Pakistan 2005
invites the leading players to display their latest in technology,
design and innovation at an interactive platform, converging trade
buyers, manufacturers, businessmen, agents, distributors, importers
and exporters from around the globe.
Together the two shows are set to deliver across
the board business platforms that industry members can count on.
Exhibitors and relevant trade visitors at the two co-locating
exhibitions are set to enjoy greater exposure with enhanced business
opportunities, all under one roof.
BENEFITS TO PARTICIPANTS:
o Be part of Pakistan's opportunity to showcase the
entire spectrum of related products, technology and services under one
o An interactive platform for launching new
products to a specifically targeted audience in the Middle East,
Central & South Asian markets.
o Secure new industry leads through direct
interaction with the top decision makers and procurement experts.
o Assess the market needs and opportunities and
place your company in one of the worldís largest trading regions.
Pegasus Consultancy (Pvt.) Ltd. is the leading
exhibitions and conferences organising company in Pakistan that has
created an ideal blend of professionalism, creativity and dynamism
within the short span of its existence. Pegasus Consultancy plays its
role as a relationship manager by bringing together manufacturers and
buyers from all corners of the globe and identifying, targeting and
matching their respective needs.
Pegasus Consultancy is actively involved in
organising events in Pakistan related to Textile, Garment &
Textile Machinery, Defence, Food, Plastic, Printing & Packaging
Technology, Fire & Security, Connectivity & IT as well as
Automation & Auto Parts sectors.
For further information and details on the show,
MCB AGAIN THE BEST BANK IN PAKISTAN
MCB has again received the esteemed Euromoney Award
for the "Best Bank in Pakistan". It is the only bank to
receive the Euromoney Award for Excellence for the fifth time in six
The prestigious banking award was conferred on the
Bank at a ceremony held in London which was attended by the
distinguished bankers representing leading banks and financial
institutions of the world. Mr. Mohammad Aftab Manzoor, President and
Chief Executive of MCB, received the award.
MCB continues to expand its retail and corporate
banking with diversified products and services portfolio. The Bank
continuously endeavors to achieve leadership in innovation and
customer convenience. Its emphasis has always been on multi delivery
channels. Along with its easily accessible branches, the bank provides
the largest network of ATMs and the most comprehensive Internet
banking solution. The Bank is also the largest issuer of plastic with
the largest share in ATM and debit transactions in the country.
The Bank has made strong inroads in the corporate
banking arena, having closed some large deals and a number of large
transactions including advisory business, besides actively
participating in various syndicated arrangements. It has also provided
innovative cash management solutions and structured financing
activities to a large number of top corporations of the country. In
the low interest rate environment of last year, MCB introduced various
initiatives to increase its fee-based income and has successfully
managed to show growth in its bottom line. It has ended the monopoly
of select foreign banks in the areas of hedging and derivative
products by offering innovative solutions to the corporate clients.
Parallel to the traditional mode of banking, MCB has also been
expanding its Islamic Banking operations across the country. MCB has
also been active in debt and equity markets, which also contributed a
significant share in its profit growth.
The consistency with which the Bank has been
receiving international accolades makes MCB truly the Best Bank in