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SCCI seeks effective legislation to curb corruption, smuggling

SCCI seeks effective legislation to curb corruption, smuggling

PESHAWAR:  President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zahidullah Shinwari stressed effective legislation to curb corruption in the country and said that preferring national interest over personal interest would bring prosperity and development in the country.

He was addressing a ceremony organized by Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and industry in collaboration with Corporate Research and Investigation group. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for agriculture Ikramullah Khan Gandhapur, Patron-in-Chief women Chamber of commerce and industry Miss Fitrat Ilyas Bilour, President Charsadda Chamber of Commerce Sikandar Khan, President Abbottabad Chamber Iftikhar Ahmad, members executive council Sarhad Chamber of commerce industry Haris Mufti, Akbar Sheraz, Nezhat Raof, Shabnam Muner, KP OGCL Manager Administration Major retired Aslam Khattak, Additional Collector Custom Faiz Mohammad, Director Trade Development Authority Sarir-u-din and other members of business community were present.

President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zahidullah Shinwari said that corruption is the root cause of the country backwardness and according to report of transparency international corruption remained major issue of South Asia.

He said that corruption is increasing in the whole society despite the presence of anti corruption establishment and National Accountability Bureau. He added that the country economy will be strengthened if the issue of corruption and malpractices were timely addressed.

He urged vigilant watch over revenue, taxation and police department as people have always grievance against these government departments. He said that supremacy of merit and rule of law are the key issues to create employment opportunities in the country.

On this occasion Fahim Kolani and Aziz Ahmad of Corporate research and investigation group presented detail presentation on multi media and highlighted the objectives of the seminar.