Govt urged to take pragmatic steps for revival of sick, non-operational industrial units in KP

19 August 2022

Business community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa asked the government to take pragmatic steps to revive sick and non-operational industrial units to boost up industrialization and create more job opportunities in the province. Traders demanded the State Bank of Pakistan to issue instructions to commercial banks to facilitate them and enhance the ratio of lending in the province like other parts of the country. The traders made these demands during a meeting chaired by acting president of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Imran Khan Mohmand on occasion of a visit of the delegation of officers of 3rd Senior Management Course, Kashmir Institute of Management (KIM), Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir here the chamber’s house on Friday. Javed Akhtar, vice president of the chamber, Zahindullah Shinwari, Faiz Muhammad Faizi, SCCI’s former presidents, Directing General KIM, Muzaffarabad Brig (Retd) Syed Akhtar Hussain Shah, Senior Directing Staff, Brig (Retd) Muhammad Irfan, Additional Secretary Industries, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Umara Khan were keynote speakers on the occasion. Besides, members of the SCCI’s executive committee include Ghulam Hussain, Minhajuddin, Naeem Qasmi, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Aurangzeb and Abdul Hakim Shinwari, Fazal e Wahid, Ihsanullah, Shams Rahim and Fahad Amin, a large number traders, industrialist and exporters were present during the meeting.