Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Syed Ali Haider Zaidi addressing during a meeting chaired by Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Hasnain Khurshid Ahmed at the chamber house. SCCI senior vice President Imran Khan, vice President Javed Akhtar, former FPCCI President Ghazanfar Bilour, former Presidents Zahidullah Shinwari, Faiz Muhammad Faizi, former SCCI’s SVP Engineer Manzoor Elahi, Shahid Hussain, former VP Abdul Jalil Jan, Malik Niaz Awan, Junaid Altaf, members of the chamber’s executive committee Haji Ghulam Hussain, Syed Minhajuddin, Ejaz Khan Afridi, Naeem Qasmi, Waqar Ahmad, Zahoor Khan, Muhammad Aurangzeb, Fazal Muqeem, Ghulam Bilal Javed, Aftab Iqbal, Ihsanullah, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Shams ur Rahim, Sohail Javed, Faiz Rasool, Mazarul Haq and Saddar Gul and others were present on the occasion.
Ghazanfar Bilour, leader Businessman Forum, Hasnain Khurshid Ahmed newly elected president and Sherbaz Bilour, the outgoing president of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry addressing the business community from the podium during the Annual General Body meeting of the SCCI. Former presidents, the newly elected and outgoing office bearers of the chamber sit on the stage during the meeting.
PESHAWAR: The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Programme, funded by UK-Aid have joined hands to launch the second phase of ‘KP Business Voice Survey’. In this regard, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by SCCI president Sherbaz Bilour and SEED Team Leader Hasaan Khawar during a ceremony held here at the chamber house on Thursday. The agreement reaffirms the long standing partnership between the two agencies and sought to leverage each agency’s comparative advantage to support high-quality and sustainable development outcomes through effective and accountable efforts. The launching event was attended by professionals belonging to the business community, academia and development sector. According to the details, the KP Business Voice Survey is aimed at sorting out problems and issues of the business community and give a viable roadmap for their amicable resolution. The participants expressed hope that the survey designated and dedicated for the KP province will benefit both the federal and provincial governments as well as other stakeholders in gauging the investment and building of sustainable business climate within this region. Though KP Business Voice, SEED, in partnership with SCCI, is steering to bring out the economic trends in the province and facilitates a better appreciation of the mobilization of resources and their allocation in the provincial budgets, the speakers said. The participants expressed optimism that the survey would shed light on the crucial gap between the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the business community to resolve issues on a fast track basis. Sherbaz Bilour while speaking on the occasion termed that KP Business Voice Survey a major step toward creating a sustainable business environment by addressing the key issues of businessmen through taking up them with relevant provincial authorities. On the occasion, the SEED Team leader Hassan Khawar highlighted the significance of KP Business Voice Survey in early mitigating sufferings and problems of the business community. The SEED official added that this is vitally important in providing evidence to help governments to understand how inflation, cost of energy, infrastructural challenges are affecting the current business environment.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Senator Shibli Faraz addressing during a meeting chaired by Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Sherbaz Ilyas Ghazanfar Bilour here at the chamber house. Leader Businessman Forum, Senator Ilyas Ahmad Bilour, former president FPCCI Ghazanfar Bilour, former presidents, executive members and others were present on the occasion