Islamabad: Mr. Yassar Sakhi Butt assumed the charge as President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) while Mr. Asad Farid and Mr. Shahid Zaman Shinwari as Vice President of ICCI in a handing and taking over ceremony which was held at Chamber House.
After assuming charge as President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Yassar Sakhi Butt thanked members for electing him as President and he assured that he would try to solve the problems being faced by the business community.
He said that Pakistan is facing huge economic challenges because of multiple factors like energy outage, rising inflation and continuously deteriorating law and order situation. Government should provide favourable and conducive business environment along with the true implementation of announced policies, he maintained.
ICCI President urged the Government to build the confidence of businessmen by ensuring supply of basic ingredients that were required to pull the wheel of economy and acceleration of trade and investment in the country. Government through continued dialogue process with the participation of public and private sectors representatives must evolve concrete solutions for sustainable development in the country, he opinioned.
Speaking on the occasion, Asad Farid, Vice President, ICCI said that that the main objective of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry was promotion of trade and industry and all available resources would be utilized for economic turnaround as the economic meltdown has now started taking its toll and everybody was suffering badly. He said that market visits and a consistent liaison with the fellow businessmen would be the corner stone of the working of the newly elected office-bearers of ICCI.
Shahid Zaman Shinwari, Vice President ICCI said that ICCI has always served the cause of small traders and highlighted their issues at all relevant forums, which shows that ICCI is a true representative of all traders. He assured them that ICCI would keep highlighting business community’s issues with concerned authorities for urgent remedial measures.
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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road, Mauve Area, G-8/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526 and 225 3145
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