The Mission of the Pakistan Australia Business Council is to encourage networking within Australia, be a think tank of Pakistani’s living in Australia on trade and commerce, and to improve bilateral trade between Pakistan and Australia, to help overall ties via its trade facilitation between the two countries.

About Us

The PABC also has regular forums and meetings for its members to provide information on trade, investment and business opportunities. Our unique structure is two tiered with topic experts to give you specific industry knowledge.


What we Do

For our members the PABC works on maintaining close relationships with the diplomatic corps, government bodies both in Australia and Pakistan, and various other Chambers of Commerce as well as companies that are involved in bilateral trade.


Our Planning

We also give you the opportunity to meet with business and government leaders from both countries, whether it be inbound or outbound trade missions and/or industry associations. We put you in contact with the best possible people and hold a database of all business contacts.


Wholesale Traders Buyers and Sellers Market

To facilitate business inquiries in the most efficient manner that is quick and relevant. We have a wholesale business to business buyers and sellers marketplace and matchmaking service. We also provide a think tank as well to improve overall trade relations between the two countries.



Iftikhar Rana – President


Iftikhar Rana has an MBA in Finance and IT from UTS, a Bachelor of Arts majoring in economics (Jama University of Karachi, Pakistan) and a Diploma in Computer Science. Currently director of Rana & Khan Property Group Pty Ltd trading as Western Real Estate and Centor Development Pty Ltd. He was formerly director of Electus Homes P/L. These companies provide real estate agency services and are involved in real estate development. As their CEO, Mr Rana has been behind many successful many successful commercial and residential property developments.

Selected by Commonwealth Bank Mortgage Innovation to join its team as Principal Manager for the Parramatta area exclusively from 2005, He remained with the CBA team untill 2007 when he established his own business operation under the umbrella of Rana finance Group. Prior to this he held a number of responsible positions with CBA, ANZ and Aussie Home Loans. During his involvement with these various financial organisations, he facilitated the provision of a range of services including construction finance, commercial loans, home loans, personal loans, leasing and hisre prchase agreements.


Why Join Us?

The Pakistan Australia Business Council Incorporated is the only officially recognized business council by the governments of Pakistan and Australia. Our prime objective is to meet the needs of our members, and increase business between members within Australia, , provide business and professionals networking opportunities through this platform, and increasing bilateral trade between the developed economy of Australia and the emerging economy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. PABC is a non-partisan organization and is a registered not for profit organization in NSWFor most businesses and professional individuals your membership fees will be tax deductible,

However you MUST check with your account and/or the Australian Taxation Office in regards to this. Client / Customer Acquisition its an opportunity to engage and participate in trade and business opportunities in the growing economy of Pakistan. Its also a chance to liaise with other people doing business there and learn from their experiences. It’s an opportunity where PABC will have speakers that maybe some of your key clients and strategic partners would enjoy listening to and networking with. You will be able to be a part of delegations that travel to Pakistan and meet with delegrations that come here.