The SUN Business Network & The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad, with support of Nutrition Section/SUN Secretariat, M/o Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, GAIN and other partners, initiated “Pakistan NutriBiz: SUN Pitch Competition” to accelerate nutrition-sensitive innovations by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
10 SMEs selected, underwent training and mentoring to further refine their ideas and scale-up their businesses.
On 13th February 2020 trained SMEs pitched their ideas to a panel of judges for the National Award.
Poulta Inc. was declared winner which will represent Pakistan in Global SUN Pitch Competition in Singapore.
The following broad group of stakeholders participated in final pitch competition.
Chief Guest Shandana Gulzar Khan, MNA/Federal Parliamentary Secretary for commerce, Guest of Honor Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, Chairman PARC and other key Guests including Mr. Muhammad Aslam Shaheen, SUN Focal Point Pakistan, Ms. Arnhild Hals Spence, Deputy Country Director, World Food Programme (WFP), Mr. Fasial Akhtar, CEO, BASF Pakistan , Ms. Sarah Hashwani, President, TiE Islamabad, and Mr. Faiz Rasool, Head of Programs, GAIN Pakistan participated.
Dunya News: https://youtu.be/Fcm_jAvqFnc
The News: https://www.google.com/…/614550-short-long-term-plans-stres…
Naya Soch.pk: https://nayesoch.pk/technology/23861
Javed Chaudhry: http://javedch.com/science-and-technology/2020/02/15/659849