HYDERABAD: The 4th industrial carnival of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry began on Friday night here at SITE as President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail formally inaugurated the event.
The carnival- comprised of around 130 stalls of local and national companies and industrial units as well as food court, entertainment and recreational facilities for visitors- has been organized to promote industrial activities of local industries of Hyderabad.
Zubair Tufail in his address to participants termed the organizing of the carnival a great move from HCCI adding that it will not only boost the industrial activities in Hyderabad but the products and automobile manufacturing and assembling of Hyderabad.
He said that FPPCI was striving hard to resolve the grievances of the business community of the country related with the concerned ministries as well as Federal Board of Revenue. The completion of power projects would help in providing uninterrupted power supply to industries on cheap rate, he informed and added that FPCCI also played key role in reducing the petrol and diesel prices as well as smooth gas supply.
Referring the complaints of raids from FBR teams, he informed that after meeting with the Federal Finance Minister, it has been decided that no FBR team would conduct raids or harass the business community. In case of any raid, the businessmen communicate such information so that necessary action could be initiated from FPCCI, he advised.
About lack of facilities in the industrial zones particularly in SITE Hyderabad, he assured that FPCCI would discuss the issue both with federal and provincial government to resolve the genuine issues of the industrialists.
He advised the President HCCI to recommend names of those who desired to participate in international level exhibition which is a regular feature of FPCCI. The recommended names from HCCI would be considered for participation in the exhibition, he assured.
Among others, former Senior Vice President FPCCI Khalid Tawab also addressed the participants and assured that all genuine issues of the traders and industrialists of Hyderabad would be taken up from FPCCI platform.
The President HCCI Goharullah, Senior Vice President Turab Ali Khoja and Vice President Ziauddin also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the issues which are being experienced by the traders and industrialists of Hyderabad.