Dublin, Ireland (Report : Atif Bangash/pakistani.irish) The Embassy of Pakistan, in partnership with the Pakistan Ireland Business Council (PIBC), successfully organized the highly anticipated event, “Pak-Ireland B2B Tech Connect 2023.” The gathering saw a remarkable turnout of individuals from the IT sector, including the esteemed delegation from the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) participating in the renowned Dublin Tech Summit 2023.
Distinguished guests and industry leaders took the stage as keynote speakers, sharing their valuable insights and expertise with the attendees. Among them were Mr. Pat Breen, former Minister of Trade and Enterprise, who brought his extensive experience and knowledge of fostering business relationships. Additionally, Mr. Geroid O’Keeffe, Director of the Trade Division at the Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Employment, provided valuable insights into the trade dynamics between Ireland and Pakistan. Mr. Martin Murrey, the Executive Director, and Co-founder of Asia Matters, a prominent think tank, shared his thoughts on the significance of collaborations in the rapidly evolving tech landscape.
The primary objective of the delegation was to explore IT business collaborations and opportunities in Ireland, known as a thriving hub of technology in Europe. Both Pakistan and Ireland have demonstrated substantial growth in their respective IT sectors, making this event a crucial platform to foster partnerships and exchange knowledge.
Participants at the event included representatives from leading tech companies, startups, and industry professionals from both Pakistan and Ireland. The networking sessions provided a conducive environment for engaging discussions, allowing individuals to explore potential collaborations, share ideas, and establish business relationships.
The event showcased the commitment of both countries to strengthen their bilateral ties and tap into the immense potential offered by the IT sector. Ireland’s reputation as a technology hub, combined with Pakistan’s burgeoning talent and expertise, created an ideal setting for mutually beneficial partnerships.
The “Pak-Ireland B2B Tech Connect 2023” event was not only a platform for networking but also an opportunity to showcase the advancements and innovations taking place in both countries. Attendees witnessed presentations and demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies, highlighting the capabilities of Pakistani and Irish IT firms.
This event marks a significant step in further deepening the collaboration between Pakistan and Ireland, opening doors for joint ventures, knowledge sharing, and technology transfer. The outcomes of the event are expected to strengthen the bilateral trade and investment relations between the two countries.
H.E Aisha Farooqui The Ambassador of Pakistan in Ireland and Irfan Hameed Co.Found Pakistan Ireland Business Council expressed their gratitude to all the participants, speakers, and sponsors for their active involvement and support. They emphasized their commitment to fostering long-lasting partnerships and looked forward to future collaborations in the ever-evolving tech landscape.
The six-member PASHA Delegation introduces their companies and their services. They express their interest in collaborating and launching their services and products in Ireland as a launching pad for the European Union (EU).
As the event concluded on a high note, participants left with renewed enthusiasm and a clear vision of the immense potential for IT collaboration and growth between Pakistan and Ireland. The successful gathering served as a testament to the commitment of both nations in fostering innovation and leveraging technology for mutual prosperity.