2nd Annual Chamber Night
German Pakistan Chamber Of Commerce & Industry organized its 2nd Annual Chamber Night. It took place on Tuesday 11th December 2018 at the German Consulate Karachi. Over 400 guests attended the event, which is the highlight of GPCCI’s annual programme.
It was an evening of networking, fun & entertainment for all GPCCI members along with their respective spouses. The evening commenced with welcome drinks & pass arounds at the reception which was followed by live music.
The program began with National anthems of Pakistan & Germany. Mr. Islam Salim did the recitation of the Holy Quran, which was followed by welcome address by Ms. Birgit Kulhmann & Mr. Ingolf Vogel from German Consulate General. Mr. Qazi Sajid Ali Chairman GPCCI welcomed and addressed the audience along with a minute of silence to respect the absence of Consul General, Mr. Eugen Wollfarth, who missed the evening due to unavoidable departure to attend his fathers funeral in Germany. Energy Minister Of Sindh Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh was the honorable Chief Guest at GPCCI’S 2nd Chamber Night. He referred to the recent visit by a Bavarian Business Delegation & he appreciated positive roles played by GPCCI & the German Consulate to promote trade and bilateral relations. At the end vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Danesh Dinshaw Secretary General GPCCI.
The entertainment program started off with mesmerizing documentaries on Pakistan & Germany. Amazing performances like “The Entertainment of The Soul through music” “Jugalbandi’ grabbed the attention of audience which was later followed “The Schuhplattler”, a cultural Bavarian Dance. Being a bilateral organization GPCCI progressed to breath-taking cultural folk dances from select regions in Pakistan.
A networking session was also planned for the members followed by sumptuous dinner that was prepared especially for the evening. The annual chamber meeting remained instrumental for the GPCCI members to not only celebrate the year’s achievements but to also get together and use their insights and influence helping each other thrive.