FPCCI President calls for conducive environment for business activities

Islamabad, January 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by President Muhammad Ahmed met with Mian Anjum Nisar in FPCCI Capital Office and congratulated him on being elected as President FPCCI. Tahir Abbasi Senior Vice President, Saif ur Rehman Vice President ICCI, Zubair Ahmed Malik, Mian Shaukat Masud, Khalid Iqbal Malik, Ch. Waheed ud Din, Zafar Bakhtawari, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi, Nasir Qureshi, Muhammad Aslam Khokhar, Mehmood Ahmed Warraich, Naveed Malik, Khalid Chaudhry and others were in the delegation.

Addressing the delegation, Mian Anjum Nisar, President FPCCI said that 13.25 percent policy interest rate in Pakistan and high tariffs of electricity and gas were the major hurdles in promoting business activities and urged that government should bring down interest rate to single digit level besides reducing high power tariffs to facilitate the growth of business activities. He said that for the revival of economy, government should pay priority focus to the development of trade, industry and agriculture sectors. He thanked ICCI delegation and assured that FPCCI would develop close liaison with all chambers and associations for resolving the key issues of business community.

Speaking at the occasion, Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President ICCI congratulated Mian Anjum Nisar on being elected as President FPCCI and hoped that he would further strengthen the Federation to safeguard the interests of business community. He said that FPCCI should also finalize budget proposals in consultation with all chambers and associations for presentation to the government. He assured that ICCI will cooperate with FPCCI in its efforts aimed at serving the cause of business community.

Tahir Abbasi Senior Vice President, Saif ur Rehman Khan Vice President ICCI, Zubair Ahmed Malik, Mian Shaukat Masud, Ch. Waheed ud Din, Zafar Bakhtawari, Khalid Iqbal Malik, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi, Nasir Qureshi and others also spoke at the occasion and assured of their cooperation to FPCCI for the solution of issues of business community.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2250526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +92-51-2252950
Email: icci@brain.net.pk, info@icci.com.pk
Website: www.icci.com.pk

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