RAWALPINDI: Deputy Chairman Senate, Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi has said that he would extend all possible support to industries for stabilizing the country’s economy, economic growth, eliminating unemployment and improving the living standards of the people.
He said that the RCCI is actively involved in resolving the issues of traders and investors and I congratulate the Rawalpindi Chamber on its remarkable achievements over the decades.
While addressing a ceremony organized by RCCI here on Wednesday, the Deputy Chairman Senate said that the traders and industrialists have a key role to play in the development and prosperity of the country. The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce is the oldest chamber of Pakistan, playing an important role in the development of the country by introducing the national identity of Made in Pakistan products at the international level, he added.
Greeting the RCCI for its massive successes, Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi said that the government was taking priority measures to solve the problems faced by the industries and economic growth was dependent on industrial development therefore further development of industries was the top priority of the government.
He said that the government was taking special steps and there was interest in solving the problems of traders, industrialists and investors. Steps are being taken to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity and gas to the industries in order to alleviate the hardships of the industrial sector. Traders and industrialists are playing a vital role in improving the national economy and due to government policies, the economy is improving, he added.
The Deputy Chairman Senate said that stock markets across the country are functioning well and there are signs of improvement in the economy. As a result of the restoration of law and order, business activities in the country are gaining momentum and investor confidence is being restored. He said that there are vast opportunities for investment and trade in Pakistan which could benefit domestic and international investors and businessmen.