General Information
Brief History <ul><li>British empire </li></ul><ul><li>1947 – separation  of British India into the Muslim state of Pakist...
History cont'd <ul><li>Fought 2 wars over Kashmir territory </li></ul><ul><li>East Pakistan separated and became Banglades...
Founder of Pakistan
Location <ul><li>Southern Asia  </li></ul><ul><li>AKA the middle east Asia </li></ul>
Fact File…cont'd <ul><li>Capital  – Islamabad </li></ul><ul><li>Religion  - Muslim </li></ul><ul><li>Size  -  total:  803,...
<ul><li>Climate  – mostly hot  </li></ul><ul><li>Language  – Urdu and  English (official) </li></ul><ul><li>Government  – ...
Fact File…cont’d <ul><li>Money  -  Pakistani rupee  </li></ul><ul><li>1.00 CND = 53.45 Rps </li></ul><ul><li>Safety  – a s...
Business Practices
Making Appointments <ul><li>Make appointments  3-4  weeks in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Best time for meetings : late morni...
Negotiation <ul><li>Companies are hierarchal </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions are made at a slow pace </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme...
<ul><li>Pakistanis are highly skilled negotiators </li></ul><ul><li>Price = factor in closing a deal </li></ul><ul><li>Str...
Business Dress Code <ul><li>Remember! Pakistan is a Muslim country! </li></ul><ul><li>Dress appropriately! </li></ul><ul><...
Cultural Notes
Greetings <ul><li>Often between same genders </li></ul><ul><li>Hugging is common (esp. women) </li></ul><ul><li>Take your ...
Addressing with Respect <ul><li>Pakistan is a hierarchal society </li></ul><ul><li>Respected because of age and position <...
Gift Giving <ul><li>If invited, bring small gifts for the host </li></ul><ul><li>No white flowers </li></ul><ul><li>White ...
Traditional Clothing
<ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Do not exchange business cards at an initial greeting </li></ul><ul><li>diverse </li></ul...
Some Wondrous Places Minar-e-Pakistan
S.W.P Cont’d… Badshahi Mosque
S.W.P Cont’d K2 (8611 m)   Second highest mountain in the world
S.W.P Cont’d… Nager Valley
S.W.P Cont’d Tarbela Dam   The largest earth-filled dam in the world  469 feet high and 2,264 feet thick at the base.
<ul><li>Thanks for listening! </li></ul>The End…
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  • Doing Business

    1. 3. General Information
    2. 4. Brief History <ul><li>British empire </li></ul><ul><li>1947 – separation of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (East & West) </li></ul><ul><li>India and Pakistan conflict never satisfactorily resolved </li></ul>
    3. 5. History cont'd <ul><li>Fought 2 wars over Kashmir territory </li></ul><ul><li>East Pakistan separated and became Bangladesh </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear competition amongst Pakistan and India </li></ul>
    4. 6. Founder of Pakistan
    5. 7. Location <ul><li>Southern Asia </li></ul><ul><li>AKA the middle east Asia </li></ul>
    6. 8. Fact File…cont'd <ul><li>Capital – Islamabad </li></ul><ul><li>Religion - Muslim </li></ul><ul><li>Size - total: 803,940 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population - 165,803,560 (2006) </li></ul>
    7. 9. <ul><li>Climate – mostly hot </li></ul><ul><li>Language – Urdu and English (official) </li></ul><ul><li>Government – Federal Republic (democracy) </li></ul>Fact File…cont’d
    8. 10. Fact File…cont’d <ul><li>Money - Pakistani rupee </li></ul><ul><li>1.00 CND = 53.45 Rps </li></ul><ul><li>Safety – a safe country to do business; </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Traveling within the country – safe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Caution! Do not carry valuables/cash </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 11. Business Practices
    10. 12. Making Appointments <ul><li>Make appointments 3-4 weeks in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Best time for meetings : late morning or afternoon </li></ul><ul><li>No meetings during fasting month </li></ul><ul><li>Warning! Never inquire about a colleague's wife or daughters </li></ul>
    11. 13. Negotiation <ul><li>Companies are hierarchal </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions are made at a slow pace </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely bureaucratic society </li></ul>
    12. 14. <ul><li>Pakistanis are highly skilled negotiators </li></ul><ul><li>Price = factor in closing a deal </li></ul><ul><li>Strive for win-win outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use high-pressure tactics </li></ul>Negotiation cont'd…
    13. 15. Business Dress Code <ul><li>Remember! Pakistan is a Muslim country! </li></ul><ul><li>Dress appropriately! </li></ul><ul><li>No shorts for both men and women </li></ul>
    14. 16. Cultural Notes
    15. 17. Greetings <ul><li>Often between same genders </li></ul><ul><li>Hugging is common (esp. women) </li></ul><ul><li>Take your time when greeting </li></ul><ul><li>Best to ask the person how they wish to be addressed </li></ul><ul><li>First names are not commonly used </li></ul>
    16. 18. Addressing with Respect <ul><li>Pakistan is a hierarchal society </li></ul><ul><li>Respected because of age and position </li></ul><ul><li>Older people = wise and granted respect </li></ul><ul><li>Titles = important and denote respect </li></ul>
    17. 19. Gift Giving <ul><li>If invited, bring small gifts for the host </li></ul><ul><li>No white flowers </li></ul><ul><li>White flowers = for weddings </li></ul><ul><li>Gifts are not opened when received </li></ul><ul><li>Present gifts with both hands </li></ul>
    18. 20. Traditional Clothing
    19. 21. <ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Do not exchange business cards at an initial greeting </li></ul><ul><li>diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Organized and proper ways of conducting business </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange business cards – 1 st meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Build relationships before expanding business </li></ul><ul><li>Sloppy and unorganized </li></ul>Vs
    20. 22. Some Wondrous Places Minar-e-Pakistan
    21. 23. S.W.P Cont’d… Badshahi Mosque
    22. 24. S.W.P Cont’d K2 (8611 m) Second highest mountain in the world
    23. 25. S.W.P Cont’d… Nager Valley
    24. 26. S.W.P Cont’d Tarbela Dam The largest earth-filled dam in the world 469 feet high and 2,264 feet thick at the base.
    25. 27. <ul><li>Thanks for listening! </li></ul>The End…
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