National Maritime Conference

Global Compact Network Pakistan (GCNP) and Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) Denmark organized the National Maritime Conference on February 28, 2024, at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi.

This groundbreaking event brought together key stakeholders from various sectors including the business community, All Pakistan Shipping Association, Shipping Agents Association, Terminal Operators, Off Dock Terminals, Stevedores Association, Freight Forwarders Association, Customs Agents, Bonded Carriers, Shipbreaking Industry, Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Federation of Chambers and Commerce, International Chambers of Commerce, Hosiery Manufacturers, Readymade Garments, Towel Manufacturers, and other organizations.

Participants engaged in insightful discussions on legislative reforms and sectoral changes aimed at saving the country billions of dollars annually. Director General of the Ports and Shipping Department, Alia Shahid, along with representatives from Pakistan Customs, Mercantile Marine Department, Pakistan Single Window, and the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce shared their views, emphasizing the importance of sustainable growth and the development of the maritime sector.