Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Global Affairs Specialist Shahid Khan visited College of Tourism and Hotel Management (COTHM). He was warmly welcomed by the CEO of COTHM, Ahmad Shafiq, and representatives of business community in Brooklyn Imran Igra, and Adeel Gondal, while a distinguished Pakistani businessman Ali Anwaar also joined them.
During the visit, Ahmad Shafiq guided Shahid Khan through a comprehensive tour of the state-of-the-art facilities at COTHM, showcasing the college’s commitment to excellence in hospitality and tourism education. As a gesture of appreciation and goodwill, a beautiful bouquet of flowers was presented to the visiting dignitary.
In a landmark development, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s esteemed official, Shahid Khan, presented the official pin to Ahmad Shafiq, recognizing his pivotal role in promoting education and entrepreneurship in the hospitality sector globally.
A pivotal highlight of the occasion was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and College of Tourism and Hotel Management (COTHM). The MoU solidifies the commitment to work together on various critical points of cooperation:
Strengthening Relations between Pakistan and America: Both parties expressed their shared vision to enhance diplomatic, cultural, and economic ties between the United States and Pakistan. By promoting cross-cultural exchange and understanding, this collaboration seeks to foster a stronger bond between the two nations.
Community Service and Welfare of Pakistanis in Brooklyn: The MoU underscores the dedication to cater to the welfare of the Pakistani community residing in Brooklyn, New York. Through joint initiatives and outreach programs, the Chamber and COTHM aim to provide support, guidance, and opportunities to empower the Pakistani diaspora.
The signing of this MoU marks the beginning of a promising partnership that will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the hospitality and tourism sectors in both Pakistan and the United States. Both the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and COTHM are committed to implementing the provisions of the agreement with zeal and diligence, ensuring its successful execution for the greater benefit of their respective communities.
On the occasion, Ahmad Shafiq expressed his gratitude to the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the visiting official for their recognition and support. He emphasized the immense potential for growth and collaboration in the hospitality industry and conveyed his eagerness to foster lasting relationships that contribute to the overall prosperity of both nations.
About Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC):
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is a prominent business association dedicated to promoting economic growth and prosperity in the borough of Brooklyn, New York. Representing businesses of all sizes and industries, BCC strives to foster a vibrant business community and provide resources and support to entrepreneurs and established businesses alike.
About College of Tourism and Hotel Management (COTHM):
COTHM is a premier educational institution specializing in hospitality and tourism management. With a commitment to excellence in education and a focus on practical learning, COTHM aims to nurture future leaders in the hospitality industry and equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in a globalized world.