Karachi: Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s President Muhammad Haroon Agar assured Karachi Chamber’s support to North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry NKATI on all common issues and to promote commercial and industrial activities.
A delegation of North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry NKATI headed by its Acting Chairman Syed Iqtida Ali accompanied by Ex-Chairman NKATI Abdul Rasheed Fooderwala and Vice Chairman M. Farooq Khatura and Executive Members called on President KCCI Muhammad Haroon Agar to discuss the matters of mutual interest and apprise about the problems being confronted to their members and sought cooperation accordingly.
The Acting Chairman on behalf of NKATI recorded their confidence in Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry and recognized its vital role as leading stakeholder of business and industrial community to promote industrial and commercial activities and strengthening the national economy. The delegation members apprised about the activities of North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry.
They informed about the law and order issues and hike in water tariffs and closure of gas to industries on Sunday. They stated that Interior Minister Rehman Malik promised to install CCTV cameras for surveillance in industrial zones but not action has been taken by the Government in this regard. The delegation asked the President to raise strong voice to the concerned quarters for provision of gas to industries on Sundays and to oblige the commitment of the Government to take safety and security measures in the North Karachi Industrial area and other industrial zones.
They were of the view that Karachi Chamber’s has influential role and say in the Government circles and they believe with closer liaison of NKATI with KCCI their genuine issues may be properly heard by the concerned quarters for needful solutions. They sought the cooperation of Karachi Chamber on common issues.
Muhammad Haroon Agar President KCCI earlier welcomed delegation of North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry NKATI and assured that Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry will as usual extend best cooperation and support. Ex-Chairman NKATI Abdul Rasheed Fooderwala is representing NKATI in the Managing Committee of KCCI may keep posted KCCI about the issues of NKATI members for Chamber’s action accordingly. He appreciated that NKATI members also maintain membership of KCCI. He assured the Acting Chairman and Executive Members of NKATI that he will welcome their suggestions for promotion of trade and industry. He also apprised the delegation about the role of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry in the socioeconomic development of Pakistan.
Shamim Firpo Senior Vice President KCCI, Nasir Mehmood Vice President and Managing Committee Members of KCCI and from NKATI Ashar Jamil, Saadullah, Mahmood Rangoonwala, Sajjad Raza, Muhammad Younus, Faraz Mirza, Azim Ali, Tariq Rasheed and Rana Yasin also participated in the meeting.