ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Syed Naveed Qamar promised a delegation of prominent business leaders from Sialkot in Islamabad that he would support the business community and address their concerns on priority.
The meeting took place at the Ministry of Commerce in Islamabad, was attended by prominent members of the Sialkot business community, including manufacturers, exporters, and traders.
The discussion focused on the challenges facing the local business community, as well as ways to promote exports.
Minister Qamar recognized the importance of Sialkot’s role as a major contributor to Pakistan’s economy and acknowledged the challenges faced by local businesses in the face of global competition and changing market dynamics.
The business leaders from Sialkot raised several issues, including chambers membership issues, bureaucratic hurdles, and a lack of support from some public sectors.
In response, Minister Qamar proposed a number of measures aimed at addressing these issues and pledged to work with the relevant government departments to simplify procedures and reduce bureaucratic red tape.
The delegation acknowledged the efforts of Federal Minister for Commerce for Sialkot Chamber and its business community and invited the minister to a trade exhibition in Canada in the near future where Pakistani products will be showcased.
The business delegation led by Gul Shar Khan CEO Cap Mount Impex Pvt. Consisted of Mr. Ashfaq (Ex chairman surgical association) currently executive committee member, Zarar Doodi Senior Vice Chairman Sports Goods Association, Omer Zaman vice Chairman, Rana Naseer Ahmed, Rana Suleman, District General Secretary Sialkot Shahbaz Khan, and Yasir Bajwa. ‑‑NNI