Rawalpindi: (Business Reporter)The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Saboor Malik has said that business community attaches high hopes with Dr. Nouman Idris Butt, the presidential candidate of United Business Group (UBG) for the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI.
He said that all chambers and business community should join hands to address the issues faced by our community and urged government to provide conducive environment for trade activities. He urged government to involve traders and private sector to revive business activities.
He was talking to the FPCCI delegation at Chamber house here on Friday. He assured his full support and cooperation to FPCCI in resolving issues related to business community and added that all nominees had the full support from the RCCI.
RCCI President also shown grave concern on current Pakistan economic conditions who is facing huge challenge of export fall, contraction in Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM), unemployment, lack of infrastructure and impediments in taxation. The key indicators of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are showing negative growth, he added.
FPCCI nominee, Dr Nouman thanked for the support and cooperation from the chambers and reiterated his resolve that he will meet their expectations.
Group leader and former president Sohail Altaf said that Federation being the main platform for all chambers across Pakistan demands collective efforts and determinations to improve the image of the trade body inside Pakistan and at international level.
The delegation includes, Riaz ud Din Sheikh, Ahjaz Abbasi, Ghazanfar Baloch, Rauf Alam, Malik Sohail, Zubair Malik, ICCI President Ahmad Waheed. RCCI top executives, former presidents, members of the executive committee and representatives from the trade associations were also present on the occasion.