The ground breaking ceremony event for “CPACT-- Canada Pakistan Affiliated chamber of Trade” was held on Nov 19th in Montreal at Holiday Inn Pointe Claire. The event was hosted by the founder of CPACT; Mr.Hayee Bokhari. CPACT is formed to fill the VOID of a business and professional consortium, in particular to assist the young generation who will become the pioneers of the future and to fully develop the potential of Canadians of Pakistani Origin (CPO). Gathering was attended by Business and professional Men and women of the Canadian Pakistani Community. Newly joined member voted to approve the By-laws which gave birth to the Organization.
The nominated chair person Mr.Zaheer Khan chaired the first ever General body gathering, later nominated directors were presented to the Members and each board member was voted one by one. In this rare united event, all invitees were offered lifetime complimentary membership and the founder group presented By-laws to the general public. The framework was discussed to initiate an Organization which consists of Business people and highly accomplished professionals and most importantly to promote gender parity, and to set an example for future generations in taking a lead in ultimate transparency. CPACT will intend to promote businesses and well-being of each other through seminars, business forums, website and social networks. It will provide a Platform to pool our resources; link and recognize our achievers, engineers, doctors, lawyers, bankers, professors, researchers, IT Professionals and honorable business people for the benefit of our community from Coast to Coast.