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 calls for cementing Pak- Philippines bilateral trade ties.

  • 06 July 2024

Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry senior vice president Sanaullah Khan stressed the need for further cementing bilateral trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Republic of Philippines.   The senior office bearer said there is immense potential to enhance mutual trade between Pakistan and the Philippines. He, however, emphasized joint initiatives must be taken to benefit from each other's experiences and potentials to improve trade and economic ties between the two countries. Sanaullah Khan made these remarks during a visit of Maria Agnes M Cervantes, Ambassador of Philippines to Pakistan along with her other members of delegation here at the chamber house on Saturday. Vice president of the SCCI Ejaz Khan Afridi, FPCCI former president Ghazanfar Bilour, former vice president of the FPCCI Hanif Gohar, Honorary Consul General of Philippines in Karachi Dr Imran Yousuf, Honorary Consul General  Philippines in Lahore Fahdal Sheikh, member of 10-members delegation of Philippines, former president Sherbaz Bilour, former senior vice president Imran Khan Mohmand, member of the chamber executive committee Affaf Ali Khan, Qurat Ul  Ain, Monawar Khurshid, Naeem Qasmi, and Fahad Amin, and Sohail Javed, Ihsan Ullah, Waqar Ahmad, Saddar Gul, Faiz Rasool, Acting Secretary General Muqtasid Ahsan, Secretary Sohail Anjum, traders and industrialists were present in a large number during the meeting. Maria Agnes M Carvantes while speaking on the occasion invited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa businessmen to visit the Philippines and make investment in potential sectors of the country.  She said prospects for further improving Pak- Philippines bilateral trade and economic relations are brighter.

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Training in Phnom Penn, Cambodia was to Vital Food Factory

  • 05 July 2024

The second field visit on day 4 of the Productivity Linked Wage System Training in Phnom Penn, Cambodia was to Vital Food Factory. Mr. Fuad Ishaq, president SCCI had a thorough discussion with the top management of the company. The dialogue focused on increasing productivity in a FMCG production facility.

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Visit of Mr. Fuad Ishaq, President SCCI to Cambodia Chamber of Commerce July 5, 2024

  • 05 July 2024

Mr. Fuad Ishaq, President SCCI visited the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce today and held meeting with its Director General H E Nguon Mengtech. The discussion focused on increasing the bilateral trade between Pakistan and Cambodia in general and enhancing Pakistan’s exports to Cambodia, in particular. Both dignitaries agreed to foster relationships between the business communities of the two co… See more

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Fuad Ishaq, President SCCI, received his certificate of successful completion of the training

  • 05 July 2024

July 5, 2024 was the final day of the Productivity Linked Wage System training which was organized by the Asian Productivity Organization in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. Mr. Fuad Ishaq, President SCCI, received his certificate of successful completion of the training.

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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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