Traders ask authorities to address tax issues

Ahsan Bakhtawari said that the work on the filtration plant for G-9 Markaz was in progress

APP February 06, 2023
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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari has said that the chamber was trying to resolve key issues of traders to promote commercial activities.

He said that ICCI would work with FBR and CDA to address the tax issues and development works of all major markets, including G-9 Markaz, Islamabad.

He said that CDA had identified a site for the construction of a parking plaza in G-9 Markaz and stressed that the civic body should start work on this important project to resolve the long-standing issue of traders of the market.

He expressed these views while speaking as the chief guest at an oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected office bearers of the Traders Welfare Association, G-9 Markaz, Islamabad.

Raja Javed Iqbal took the oath as the President, Haji Zafar as the General Secretary, Chaudhry Abdul Ghaffar as the Senior Vice President, Whereas Chaudhry Anam Saeed, Sherzada Kakakhil, Javed Khan, and Sheikh Alamgir as the Vice Presidents.

On the occasion, Ahsan Bakhtawari said that the work on the filtration plant for G-9 Markaz was in progress. He said that the sewage issue and other development works of G-9 Markaz will also be taken up with CDA on a priority basis to get them resolved.

He said that the unity among the traders of G-9 Markaz was unprecedented as with unity and consensus, the traders could get their problems resolved effectively.

Speaking on this occasion, Raja Javed Iqbal, who was elected for the third time in a row as President of Traders Welfare Association G-9 Markaz, said that in the form of Ahsan Bakhtawari, a talented and young business leader had taken over the affairs of ICCI, calling it a good sign for the businessmen.

He said that his association and the traders of G-9 Markaz would always be cooperating with the ICCI for resolving the issues of the trading community.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 6th, 2023.


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