United Kingdom-based Pakistan Britain Business Council (PBBC) and Dreamworld Resort, Hotel & Golf Course, Pakistan, signed an MOU for cooperation in the fields of hospitality, trade, investment, and internationally accredited education in Pakistan on 27th of October, 2022.
Dr. Nafees Zakaria, Former High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK as well as Honorary Chief of the Advisory Board of PBBC, UK, signed the MOU on behalf of PBBC, while Mr. Irfan Hilal, CEO, signed on behalf of Dreamworld Resort, Hotel & Golf Course.
Dr. Nafees lauded the endeavors of Dreamworld for providing recreation facilities in a city like Karachi, which had high demand such entertainment and excursion of a such high standard, and, at the same time, emphasized PBBC’s resolve to collaborate and help materialize the vision behind the Dream World and attain its objectives.
Mr. Irfan Hilal, the CEO, appreciated PBBC’s initiative of entering into a cooperative relationship with Dreamworld. He expressed optimism the relationship will go a long way in transforming the world of the entertainment and hospitality industry, in particular, and other identified areas in general. Mr. Hilal expressed commitment to attain the noble objective: “The development and growth of Pakistan and world-class service to Pakistanis and the foreign visitors to Pakistan.”
The CEO also thanked PBBC for choosing Dreamworld as their natural partner for trade, investment, and education.
Mr. Rashid Iqbal, CEO of PBBC, UK, congratulated both organizations for signing a landmark agreement. Referring to his vision coming to fruition is the first step and there is lots more work that still needs to be done with challenges ahead.
PBBC will remain focused on working with like-minded partners and businesses must come together to bring about a change in enhancing trade between our two great countries.
Dr. Nafees also highlighted the following points for cooperation to promote bilateral relations between the two great countries:
“To Support one another to strengthen our two organizations through conducting joint events, meetings, and regular engagement with the business community and forums, creating business opportunities and innovation to develop, grow and expand the business nationally and worldwide.
To bring internationally accredited educational programs, courses, industrial training, certifications, Hospitality, Healthcare, Teacher Training, and English Language, including CPD (Continued Professional Courses) critically important for any country to succeed and grow economically.
To make Dreamworld recreational/resort site an iconic resort site, PBBC is committed to bringing international architects, engineers, and designers of iconic Theme Parks. It is high time to introduce world-class entertainment and leisure activities enjoyed in developed countries. Such projects will not just create jobs but also bring prosperity and generate revenue.”
The following Notables were also present on this auspicious occasion.
Dr. Nafees Zakaria –
His Excellency, Honorary Chief Advisor PBBC and Former High Commissioner for Pakistan to the UK;
Mr. Rashid Iqbal – Chief Executive Officer – PBBC
Mr. Moin Uddin Ahmed – Country Director For Pakistan
Mr. Asif Zia – Website and Social Media.
For Dream World Resort:
Mr. Irfan Hilal – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Syed Faraz-ul-Huda – General Manager Marketing
Mr. Syed Muhamamd Khurram Shah Jilani – Head of Customer Services & Collaborations
Mr. Abdul Jabbar – Executive Director
Amanullah Memon – Head of Food & Beverages
Syed Saqlain Pasha – Senior Marketing Manager