Trade Upcoming govt. should focus on good governance and political stability, ICCI

May 20, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Business Community of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry ICCI received the renowned business leader, Mr.Tariq Saeed, Chairman Business Panel Group, Former President FPCCI and Vice President of Confederation of Asia Pacific Chamber of Commerce and Industry CACCI at the airport .

Addressing a huge gathering of business community, Mr.Tariq Saeed said that no one can ignore importance of the business community as it generates revenue for the government to run its affairs, provides employment to the masses and earn forex precious exchange. He said that business community should be consulted in upcoming budget making process as they are the real stakeholders of the country.

He expressed hoped that the new government would give priority to economy and pursue an effective economic policy to put the country back to track. He reposed confidence in PML N team of economic experts which he believed could tackle economic challenges effectively.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Zafar Bakhtawari ICCI lauded the efforts of Mr.Tariq Saeed whose lifetime services have earned him unparalleled respect on national and global level. He said that it was Mr.Tariq Saeed who united the business community and served their interests selflessly which help him earn admiration as well as confidence of other business leaders upon him.

He stressed that new government should give top priority to improving economy as Pakistan cannot make sound progress without turning around its sagging economy. He said that the new government should focus on good governance and political stability which are must for economic stability and investment in the country.

Mr.Bakhtawari said that there must be continued process of table talks between the representatives of public and private sector and the government should give weightage to the voice of the private sector, which is the main engine of economic growth, he maintained.

ICCI President also urged the upcoming Government to build the confidence of businessmen by ensuring supply of basic ingredients that are required to pull the wheel of economy and acceleration of trade and investment in the country.

President of FPCCI, Mr.Zubair Ahmed Malik, Former Presidents of ICCI, Mr.Tariq Sadiq, Mr.Munawar Mughal, Mr.Abdul Rauf and other senior members of ICCI were also present on the occasion.