Opening ceremony of Metropolitan Entrepreneurship Week – 2022 at RISC & MIUC
Mr. Hassan Y. Rizvi, President Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Mr. Suleman Pall, Regional Business Head from Engro foods North Pakistan & Ms. Hina Hassan CEO Khana chowki, graced MEW 2022 as guests of honors of the event.
Metropolitan Entrepreneurship Week (MEW), is being celebrated with the vision of creating entrepreneurial ecosystem, instilling the culture of tech entrepreneurship and achieving sustainable growth for early stage startups by providing opportunities.
“RISC – MIUC MEW, Day 2”: an entrepreneurship summit on start-up counselling, entrepreneurship and leadership based on economics, international relations, media, business and global economy.
The theme of the summit was “Enabling young entrepreneurs- Eco system, Policy, Education, inclusion”.
On the final day of MEW-2022, students submitted their business proposals which they had prepared during the whole week in consultation with successful entrepreneurs. These business plans were evaluated by the leading industry professionals in attendance as guests of honour.
Mr. Ahsan Iqbal Chaudhary, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives for Government of Pakistan, Mr. Asad Malik, Head of Business Department North, ACCA, Pakistan, Ms. Ammara Latif Sheikh Founder Cosultivo PVT LTD & Ms. Giovanna Mingarelli, Chair Global Dignity Canada and Co-founder M&C consulting MC2 and MC3 Canada and USA, were among the jury to evaluate business plans of the students.
The exclusive jury members were overwhelmed by the knowledge base of students and their innovative and out of the box ideas for businesses. They appreciated initiatives taken by MIUC, under the leadership of CEO RIS & Rector MIUC Mr. Walid Mushtaq, along with opportunities provided by him to young generation to prepare them for future challenges.
The guests encouraged students to explore and tap the infinite business avenues in Pakistan as God has gifted this country with potential and resources.They advised students to pace-up to meet with the requirements of international community and competitive market as they are the future of this country.