MCCI, others agree to promote trade in Southern Punjab

Published: August 21, 2017
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MULTAN: The chambers of commerce and industry of different districts agreed to make joint efforts for the promotion of trade and business activity in Southern Punjab.

The decision was made by the members of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rahim Yar Khan Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Dera Ghazi Khan Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

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MCCI President Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi suggested that all the chambers should evolve a unified strategy on the issues of common interests. These chambers should share and exchange all trade-related data for increasing the competitiveness of goods and reducing cost of doing business.

He added MCCI would cooperate in preparation of proposals for economic uplift of the country and would conduct joint research studies to develop industries in Southern Punjab. MCCI president Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi  said that  these chambers should forward joint proposals to the federal government for the budget.

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He said that efforts would also be made for attracting investment for Reconstruction Opportunities Zones. He said that harmony between the chambers would help solve the problems being faced by the business community in the South Punjab.

Roomi said that collaboration between the chambers of commerce & industry would go a long way in resolving the issues being faced by the business community.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 21st, 2017.

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