ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday urged the business community to take advantage of the better law and order situation and play its role in speeding up economic activities in the country.
The minister was talking to a delegation of representatives of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) including President RCCI Amir Iqbal, Senior Vice President Arshad Wayne, Group leader Sohail Altaf and Raja Manan Zafar. Former federal minister Raja Shahid Zafar was also present in the meeting.
During the meeting, they discussed different ongoing development projects especially CPEC, various business activities of the chamber and the problems being faced by the business community.
The RCCI members said that due to the coordinated and correlated strategy and improved law and order situation, the business community felt better protected and their confidence was restored.
They said now suitable conditions prevailed which led to economic stability and increase in business activities in the country.
The relations and mutual coordination between government and business community should further strengthen as it would help in better policy making, resolve issues of business community and remove their reservations, they added.
The RCCI members said Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry was desirous of playing a more effective role of a bridge between the business community and the government to further the process of development and progress of Rawalpindi city.
The delegates said the construction of Rawalpindi bypass will reduce problems of the city, facilitate the business community and will create new opportunities for them.
The Interior Minister appreciated the historic role of RCCI for promotion of business activities in the country and for introducing Pakistani products at the international level.
He said all possible efforts would be made for promotion of economic activities and for resolving problems of the business community. – SAMAA