Lahore, March 05, 2014 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) on Wednesday urged the Punjab government to review security arrangements in all the industrial estates, leading markets and shopping malls to avert any intoward incident.
In a statement issued here, the PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javed, Senior Vice Chairman Khamis Saeed Butt and Vice Chairman Amjad Ali Jawa said that the government should direct the concerned departments to convene a meeting of business and trade leaders to identify their requirement to reinformce security arrangements in and around their industrial estates or shopping malls.
The PIAF leaders said that it was a good sign that economic activites had started gaining momentum for which credit goes to present government but at the same time, it was duty of the government to ensure peace.
The PIAF leaders said that security arrangements made in consultation with the business community would help give desired results besides bringing in much needed foreign investment.
They said that the government also would have to implement foolproof mechanism to monitor the security equipment and arrangements on regular basis. They said that it was very unfortunate that the terrorists made their escape from Islamabad because the close circuit cameras installed there were not functioning while security gates were out of order.
The PIAF leaders said that the investment scenario would remain bleak unless and until the investors are provided conducive business environment. They also urged all the segments of the society to play their role to purge the society of anti-social elements.
For more information, Contact:
Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front
110/s Kot Lakhpat Industrial Estate
Phone: (92) 42 5123522
Fax: (92) 42 5123522