Islamabad, November 21, 2016 (PPI-OT): A delegation of National Press Club Islamabad led by its President, Shakeel Anjum visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and assured to highlight the issues of business community in media. Naveed Akbar Senior Vice President, Imran Dhillon Secretary General NPC, Abbas Shabbir, Ahmed Nawaz, Amanullah, Asim Jilani, Farrukh Ejaz, Ibrahim Qambar, Javed Baloch, Khan Gulzar, Mohsin Ejaz, Nazash Tauheed, Shakila Jalil, Farah Naz, Pervez Mughal, Rana Zahid, Shams Abbas, Shiraz Gerdezi and others were in the delegation.
Addressing the delegation, Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that print and electronic media was playing important role in educating the society on matters of national interest and highlighting key issues of the economy, which was laudable.
He said business community was facing many issues including high taxes and NPC should cooperate in highlighting its issues for urgent redress that will help in promoting business activities. He said print and electronic media should present comprehensive analysis of CPEC and other important projects for better protection of national interest. He said close liaison of NPC with trade bodies was necessary to understand issues of business and economy and come up with workable solutions.
He said media was giving more coverage to political issues while it was the age of economic wars and media should give more focus to highlight the economic issues. He assured that ICCI would cooperate with NPC in its endeavours aimed at economic prosperity of the country.
Shakeel Anjum, President, NPC said that their organization has now become self-sufficient and independent. He said NPC was playing important role in protecting the interests of journalistic community. He said both organizations have some common ground to work jointly. He said business community was playing positive role in the economic development of the country and assured that NPC would cooperate with ICCI in highlighting the key issues of business community.
Khalid Malik Senior Vice President, Tahir Ayub Vice President ICCI, Naveed Akbar Senior Vice President, Imran Dhillon Secretary General NPC, Mian Akram Farid, Khalid Chaudhry, Ishaq Chaudhry, Saud Saher, Sheryar Khan, Farah Naz and other also spoke at the occasion.
For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Tel: +9251 225 0526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +9251 225 2950