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Swiss Consulate General encourages Pakistani Entrepreneurs

Karachi, September 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Consulate General of Switzerland in Karachi hosted an exclusive networking dinner in the honour of Representatives of Seedstars World, which is a Switzerland based venture launch organization. Seedstars World, in collaboration with Jumpstart Pakistan, visited Karachi for their inaugural event held during ITCN Asia 2015 where 12 startups were invited to pitch in front of local and international jury.

The winner next year will be invited to Geneva to compete for at least a US$ 1.5 Million investment fund. Speaking to the audience, Mr. Jordan James Din – Head of Commercial Section at the Consulate General highlighted that Pakistani students have recently been ranked the 4th most intelligent in the world. Among prominent guests were Mr. Hanif Jakhura, Chief Executive Officer – Central Depository Company (CDC), and Mrs. Yasmin Peermohammad, President – Swiss Business Council (SBC) and Country Manager – SWISS International.

For more information, contact:
Aslam Pervez
Commercial Officer
Consulate General of Switzerland
98, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi 75600
Tel: +92 21 587 39 87
Tel: 031/322 19 76 (from Switzerland)
Fax: +92 21 587 41 04
E-mail: aslam.pervez@eda.admin.ch

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