Accelerating Financial Inclusion through Microfinance

Past Event
06/12/2018 Islamabad Events

On the occasion of the Annual Microfinance Conference on the theme of ”Accelerating Financial Inclusion through Microfinance” in Islamabad ,Pakistan, our Senior Investment Officer Basit Arshad participated as a panelist in the session “Attracting International Investments for the Microfinance Sector” to discuss the potential of the sector, why there is a need to mobilize both local and international investors to make meaningful progress.

Session Chair: Mr. Yasir Ashfaq – CEO, PMIC


  • Noor Ahmad – Head of Agriculture Credit & Microfinance Department, State Bank of Pakistan
  • Basit Arshad – VP Senior Investment Officer, Blue Orchard
  • Huma Khalid – Financial Institution Advisory, IFC
  • Muhammad Mateen Farooq – SVP, Head of Investment Banking, JS Bank
  • Adnan Afaq – CEO, Pakistan Credit Rating Agency