ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Naveed Qamar on Thursday assured representatives of small chambers that he would resolve their outstanding issues through business-friendly policies.
He expressed these views while talking to delegations from chambers of commerce and industry from cities including Peshawar (PCCI), Mandi Bahauddin (MBCCI), Haripur (HCCI) and Gujranwala (GCCI).
An official announcement said the commerce minister expressed the resolve to overcome problems faced by the business community and assured the government’s full support in this regard. He further promised to overcome problems faced by small chambers, especially the issue of their memberships.
The minister informed them that only one year is left for the concession granted to them. The Haripur chamber demanded that funds be allocated for R&D, and the minister referred the matter to the Export Development Fund (EDF).
Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2022