Islamabad, August 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Capital Territory would soon be having a new balanced Rent Control Act to facilitate the residents of federal capital. This was assured by Mian Abdul Manan, President All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajaran and newly elected Member National Assembly from Faisalabad while addressing the business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
He said government is fully cognizant of the problems being faced by the tenants and landlords of Islamabad due to non-availability of a Rent Control Act and after taking oath as MNA, my first priority would be to present the amended bill of Rent Control Act in the National Assembly for making it into a law.
He said businessmen are playing a crucial role in the development of national economy and government is determined to provide them maximum facilitation for promoting business activities. He said private sector is the driver of economic growth and bureaucracy should bring positive change in its working and shun red-tape approach to facilitate the private sector in its efforts for revival of Pakistan’s economy.
In his welcome address, Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the election of Mian Abdul Manan as MNA is a source of confidence for all entrepreneurs as he would represent the voice of business community in the National Assembly. He said we hope that Mian Abdul Manan would serve the cause of businessmen and protect their interests especially during policing making process of the government.
He said the current economic situation of the country demands that public and private sectors should join hands to steer the country out of stagnation and assured that ICCI would fully support all policies of the government aimed at promoting private sector and improving the economy.
ICCI former President Munawar Mughal said that Mian Abdul Manan is a businessman and his election as MNA is proof of the fact that the present government is serious in giving businessmen due representation in parliament and addressing their problems.
Saeed Ahmad Bhatti ICCI Vice President, Ajmal Baloch Central Organizing Secretary of Traders Action Committee and Vice Chairman of Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran Pakistan, Sheikh Jamshed President PML-N Capital Traders Wing, Khalid Chaudhry Secretary Information Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran Pakistan and Qazi Muhammad Akbar Executive Member of Chakwal Chamber of Commerce and Industry were also present at the occasion.
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