Islamabad: Chakwal Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosted a dinner in honour of Shaban Khalid, newly elected President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Zafar Bakhtawari, outgoing President ICCI. Prominent businessmen of Islamabad and Chakwal regions attended the dinner. Both Chambers vowed to work together for the economic development of Islamabad and Chakwal regions.
Speaking at the occasion, Shaban Khalid, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that business community should get united for solution of its problems and better promotion of trade and economic activities. He said by developing unity, they could have a far better chance to influence government’s policies in favour of smooth growth of business and industry. He assured that ICCI would continue to strengthen its relations with Chakwal Chamber of Commerce for the welfare of entrepreneurs of both regions.
Zafar Bakhtawari, outgoing President ICCI said that the establishment of industrial estate, Nila Dullah Interchange and Chakwal CCI Complex are very important projects and called upon the government to provide its full support for their early completion as they have the potential to unleash a new wave of economic development in District Chakwal.
Sahibzada Abdul Quddus Naqshbandi, founding President, Chakwal Chamber of Commerce & Industry congratulated Shaban Khalid on his election as President ICCI and said that growing relations between Islamabad and Chakwal Chambers would play a positive role in promoting business and industrial activities in both regions.
Many other business leaders including Munawar Mughal, Qazi Akbar and Chaudhry Shehzad Sadaat also spoke on the occasion and said that businessmen are the backbone of economy, but their significant role has not been properly acknowledged as yet. However, they can resolve their problems more easily by adopting unanimous stand on major issues.
M/s. Khalid Mehmood Chaudhry Senior Vice President ICCI, Khalid Javed, Mian Shaukat Masud, Khalid Malik, Basir Daud, Mehmood Ahmad Warraich, Muzammil Sabri, Baber Chaudhry, Khwaja Muhammad Arif, Khurram Kamran, Shahid Haroon, Sh. Hasnain Mehdi, Khawaja Nauman Saleem and many other businessmen were present at the occasion.