LCCI launches video conferencing facility at its premisesSeptember 12, 2014
Lahore: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Saturday launched the video-conferencing facility at its premises and become first Chamber of Commerce & Industry in the country having such a modern trade tool.
LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari inaugurated the video-conferencing facility while LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Tariq Misbah, Vice President Kashif Anwar, former President Mian Anjum Nisar, former Vice President Saeeda Nazar, Executive Committee Members Zahid Javaid Ahmad, Waqar Ahmad Mian, Nasir Saeed, Syed Mehmood Ghaznavi, Amjad Ali Jawa and Rehmatullah Javaid were also present in the inaugural ceremony.
The Video-conferencing facility will help LCCI members to communicate easily with their customers, employees and counterparts abroad.
Speaking on the occasion, President LCCI Engineer Sohail Lashari said that video-conferencing facility will provide LCCI members a unique opportunity to have live discussion with their foreigner counterparts. He said that this facility would also give boost to the LCCI Mediation Centre and it would be easier to get the international business disputes of local businessmen solved in a shortest possible time.
He said that often business professionals have to travel long distances to meet with customers or counterparts. LCCI video conferencing facility would allow them to meet virtually. He said that employees could work from home or at any other location with an internet connection and could attend meetings through video conferencing. Engineer
Sohail Lashari said that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the world are rapidly adopting video conferencing facility to stay connected with their international counterparts, to increase their productivity and to bring down their cost of doing business.
LCCI President said that video conferencing facility would also increase the productivity of business entities, help make decisions faster besides bringing products to market effectively and enable businessmen to stay ahead of their competitors.
He said that video-conferencing is a most effective way to save time and money of the business. He said that it reduces travel expenses as a businessman could easily maintain his relations with his business partners and employees through video-conferencing.
Engineer Sohail Lashari said that video-conferencing is the perfect example of “a picture is worth a thousand words.” He said that a live video call is much more effective than a telephonic conversation in different circumstances. He said that LCCI video-conferencing facility would make meetings more personal and allow them to save and archive important meetings to use as future tool.
He said that in today’s world, only those businesses could be flourished who have a strong liaison with their workers. He said that video communication helps hold valuable employees who have needed to work from home. This saves cost of retraining or recruiting and advertising charges for hiring new employees.
He said that Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry is playing role of bridge between the business community and policy making corridors. It would continue to serve the business community and keep conducting its practices in best possible professional manner for the cause of business community.
Engineer Sohail Lashari said that Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry would continue to serve the business community in the larger interest of the economy.
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