President's Message

President's MessageIt’s a matter of great pleasure and satisfaction that SCCI is achieving its objective of serving and protecting rights of the business community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for its economic prosperity.

SCCI recently have successfully convinced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and federal governments for provision of electricity to KP industries on wheeling charges, gas supply on priority to KP consumers under article-158 of the constitution, 24/7 opening of Torkham border, withdrawal of with-holding tax on filers and compensation package for losses due to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Indeed, realization of constitutional rights will help usher into era of social and economic prosperity through utilization of abundant natural resources for industrial development for the ultimate benefit of its inhabitants and by attracting invaluable foreign investment.

SCCI while keeping its tradition alive is holding Investment Opportunities Conference (IOC) for drawing attention of investors for exploitation of sectors of tourism, hydel (micro/small hydel projects with 30,000 MW potential)/solar/wind energy, mineral (marble, granite, chromite, copper etc.), gemstones (emerald, topaz, tourmaline etc.), honey (20 kinds), agri-business (tobacco, tea, olive, veggies, fruits, dates, fresh/dry fruits, medicinal plants etc.), livestock (goats, sheep, calf, birds, ostrich, poultry, fishery etc.) etc. to overcome losses of business community incurred during war against terror, disasters, refugee influx and IDPs for the last 40-years.

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SCCI Services

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Press Conference

  • 05 January 2023

SCCI President Muhammad Ishaq addresses a joint press conference. Chief Minister's Focal Person for EoDB and Investment Ghazanfar Bilour, SVP Shahid Hussain, VP President Ejaz Khan Afridi, Former Presidents Hasnain Khurshid Ahmed, Malik Niaz Ahmed, Faiz Muhammad Faizi, Riaz Arshad, Haji Muhammad Afzal. Zulfiqar Ali Khan, President of Industrialists Association Pashawar, Malik Imran Ishaq, executive members Muhammad Arshad Siddiqui, Hamza Ibrahim Butt, Naeem Qasmi and Masamat Qaratul Ain, along with traders, industrialists, importers and exporters also present during the presser.

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MOU b/w Sarhad Chamber and Sarhad University Peshawar

  • 03 January 2023

SCCI President Muhammad Ishaq and Vice Chancellor of Sarhad University Peshawar Professor Dr. Salim ur Rehman signing the MOU. SVP of Sarhad Chamber, senior faculty members of Sarhad University, Dr. Wasal Khan, Engineer Muzamal and others were also present on this occasion.  

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Visit of CCPO

  • 21 December 2022

SCCI president Muhammad Ishaq speaking to members during the visit of Chief Capital Police Officer Ijaz Khan, SSP Operations, Kashif Aftab Ahmad Abbasi and SSP Traffic Shahzada Umar Abbas Babar and other senior officers of the police department here at the chamber house.

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visit of Member Public Relations FBR Islamabad, Sardar Ali Khawaja

  • 16 December 2022

Senior Vice President, Shahid Hussain chairs a meeting during a visit of Member (Public Relations), FBR Islamabad, Sardar Ali Khawaja and Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, Regional Tax Office (RTO) Peshawar Aqeel Ahmad Siddique.

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About Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

About Khyber PakhtunkhwaThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the northwest province of Pakistan. Its total population according to 1998 census is around 17.744 million with an average growth rate of 2.82 per cent. The economically active population ratio of the province is 19.40 per cent. The total area of the province is 74521 square kilometers excluding the tribal belt, which spreads over an area of 27220 square kilometers. There are 7 divisions, 24 districts, 59 tehsil / taluka, 7326 villages with 30 municipal committees, 13 town committees and 11 cantonments in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The tribal belt consists of 7 agencies with 42 tehsil, 2559 villages and 5 town committees. The 1998 census puts the total population of federally administered tribal area at 3.176 million. The unemployment rate of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is 26.80 per cent and if the figures of the tribal areas are taken into account, it may swell over to 30 to 35 percent. The literacy rate in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is 35.40 per cent and that of the tribal area is 17.40 per cent.

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