APBF attended the conference “International Arbitration in Pakistan – Past, Present & Future” organized by CIICA & UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) September 18, 2018
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific supported the conference which makes it the first-ever conference in Pakistan supported by UNCITRAL. The Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Hangzhou Arbitration Commission also supported this conference. Honorable Mr. Justice Hassan Jawad Hassan, Judge Lahore High Court, Lahore, was the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker at the conference. Mr. M. Ibrahim Qureshi, President APBF, and Mr. S.M. Naveed, President, Pak China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) spoke at the conference. Speakers from China, Italy, U.K., Qatar, U.S., and U.A.E. participated in the conference.
Mr. M. Ibrahim Qureshi, President APBF stated: “That the APBF is one of the largest organizations in Pakistan that interacts with the diplomatic community namely ambassadors and commercial attaché’s working in Pakistan to improve the perception of Pakistan and to increase bilateral trade between Pakistan and rest of the world.