Communication & Media Cell; February 15th, 2014; Member of MQM Coordination Committee
and Parliamentary Leader of MQM in the National Assembly, Dr. Mohammad Farooq Sattar
during his one week organizational visit to Canada attended a prestigious lunch meeting
with business community in Toronto on February 14th, 2014. Meeting attended by various
notable Pakistani origin business leaders who are successfully running their businesses
in Canada and want contribute in economical growth of Pakistan. During open discussion
forum representatives of business community asked questions to Mr. Dr. Farooq Sattar and
suggested useful reforms to improve Pakistan’s economy.
Earlier addressing the business community, Dr. Farooq Sattar explained in detailed the
political situation in Pakistan and internal external challenges Pakistan is facing due to
recent global political scenario. Talking to the businessmen he said, “As business and community leaders in this country,
you are well aware of the imperative to work together in today’s world. And you are equally
aware of the value of looking outward as you develop markets and acquire and share knowledge
and expertise in your respective fields.
Looking ahead, as modern, open societies, it is clear that Canadians and Pakistanis share a
bright future, in which the contributions of the business community will play a key role. I
look forward to learning more about the opportunities you can bring to people of Pakistan in
the years to come. You must aim to encourage and promote business, mutual understanding and
friendly relations between the business communities of Canada and Pakistan.”
Meeting culminated with delicious lunch and informal discussion on various topics of mutual
interest. Central Organizer of MQM Canada Asif Qazi, Members of COC and Office-bearers were also present
at the occasion.