LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry would continue its efforts for the solution of problems being faced by the traders dealing in paper and paperboard products.
These thoughts were expressed by the LCCI President Almas Hyder, Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir and Vice President Fahim-ur-Rehman Sehgal while talking to the delegation of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Chairman of the Association Malik Ahad Amin and President Khawaja Muhammad Ilyas were leading the delegation while senior APPMA leader Khamis Saeed Butt and Bao Muhammad Bashir also spoke on the occasion.
The LCCI office-bearers urged the new body of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association to forward their proposals to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry so that issues, being faced by them, can be taken up with the concerned government circles. They said that All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association is playing a significant role for the promotion of education sector.
APPMA Chairman Malik Ahad Amin, President Khawaja Muhammad Ilyas and senior leader Khamis Saeed Butt said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the true representative body of the business community. They said that duties and taxes on paper should be curtailed that would help the students to get text books on cheaper rates.
They also discussed the issue of fraud of Rs. 300 million with the traders of Gunpat Road, Urdu Bazar and sought LCCI help for early recovery of the amount.