After the successful launch of its Corporate Headquarters in Karachi, GPCCI Punjab Region office was inaugurated on 23rd September 2016 at the occasion of the visit of Mr. Stephan Steinlein, State Secretary of the Federal Office, Federal Republic of Germany. Mr. Steinlein headed a business delegation consisting of 18 representatives of German Companies including Metro AG, Siemens Power Generation, Siemens Pakistan, Voith Hydro GmbH & Co.KG, BASF, Bosch, ib vogt GmbH, Nordex SE, Re-pmc Ltd., ILF, Gauff GmbH, Bombardier, KSG AG, Green IndusTree, profine GmbH, CLAAS and Siemens Health Pakistan. Most of the delegates were interested in the energy sector including hydro, wind and solar projects and other infrastructure projects.
The event which took place in Falettis Hotel was attended by CEOs and Heads of Pakistan Business Groups, GPCCI and PGBF Members, Punjab Board of Trade & Investment, Diplomats from the German Embassy, Members of Trade Delegation. The inauguration plaque was unveiled by the Punjab Finance Minister on behalf of the Punjab Chief Minister while Mr. Steinlein, presided as Guest of Honour. More than 50 B2B meeting with the trade delegation were arranged to bear fruit in the days to come.