RAWALPINDI: A three member delegation of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) led by President Zahid Latif Khan called on Prime Minister’s Advisor on National Security (NSA) Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua in Islamabad yesterday.
Talking to the delegation Nasser Khan Janjua said China Pakistan Economic Corridor will bring economic prosperity to the region and the entire world. (CPEC) is the key to regional prosperity, connectivity and sustainable peace in the region.
Under “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) project, CPEC will serve as a gateway to Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics, he further added. While lauding RCCI’s efforts in promoting business activities in the region the Advisor said that the business community especially private sector should come forward and play its due role in economic prosperity of the country. He assured his full support and cooperation of his office for the upcoming RCCI 10th All Pakistan Chamber Presidents Conference in Gawadar next month.
On this occasion, RCCI chief, Zahid Latif Khan apprised him on the current activities and future programs of the chamber. Giving details on the upcoming Gawadar Conference, he said RCCI has been organizing this event for the last 9 years on regular basis. This time we picked Gawadar as event venue so that business community can see the development on the ground and get awareness and future aspects of CPEC.
The major aim of this conference was to develop a common platform for All Chambers and Trade Associations to raise economic issues at national level, providing suggestions/ recommendation to the government related to trade policy, business environment and all issues affecting businesses directly or indirectly, he added. The delegation includes former president and group leader Suhail Altaf and member RCCI Maqsood Ahmed Khan.