United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened first ever business centre to facilitate the Pakistani expats wishing to set up a new business in the country. This business centre will help the Pakistani entrepreneurs by providing them with rent-free spaces and training.
After an understanding between the Pakistan Government and the UAE-based Samana Group of Companies this initiative has been taken.
Credit in this regard also goes to the efforts by the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Bukhari. He negotiated with UAE relevant authorities during his current visit.
Samana Group of Companies will be provided space by the UAE government to launch their operations. Later on Pakistani entrepreneurs will be facilitated to start their businesses.
Pakistani diaspora community, especially youth would be able to get their companies registered and start businesses via this initiative.
In a tweeted Zulfikar Bukhari said, “Extremely pleased to have well established overseas Pakistani across the globe contributing big towards national development by helping those who are less fortunate.”
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A statement issued by the UAE-based company said, “We welcome Pakistan’s initiatives of opening up country’s economy. We, as a member of Dubai’s business community, equally stand by the initiatives launched by our new government.
“We also welcome Pakistani businessmen who plan to start a business in Dubai but they do not have enough investment and technical know-how to start with. We encourage them to come forward and join our first of its kind offer of rent-free workspaces at our Star Business Center for initial three months. We will also provide free business advisory.”