Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry join hands for economic uplift

Lahore, December 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry have decided to make joint efforts for economic uplift of the country.

It was agreed at a meeting between the LCCI President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad and Vice President of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry Syed Ahtesham Mazhar Gilani here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Both the Chambers also agreed to keep an eye on the trade and invest opportunities and ensure their timely exchange besides sharing their trade and economic research work.

The LCCI President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad said collaboration between the two chambers would go a long way and would help business community of Lahore and Sialkot to find new destinations for trade and investment.

He also threw light on ongoing economic challenges and stressed the need for collective approach to bring country out of these problems. He said that both the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry have their own strengths and the joining of hands by the two institutions would bring positive change at the economic front.

The LCCI President said that Pakistan could not make an impact at international level only because of lack of awareness about latest business methodologies. Had awareness been there for the business community, the situation would have been far better today.

Sheikh Muhammad Arshad said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry is working on an important report on Ease of doing business in Pakistan and also collecting necessary business-related data that would help bring convert certain unorganized sectors into organized ones.

He said that both chambers can contribute a lot in the further development of mutual trust and understanding of problems relating to trade and industry located in Lahore and Sialkot. He said that collective stand to safeguard the interest of business community is need of the hour.

The LCCI President also urged the business community of Lahore and Sialkot to pay attention towards branding and innovative approach which holds the key to success for businesses that want to global. He said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry would extend every possible help to Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry for highlighting the strength of that area.

He said that branding and innovative approach hold the key to success for businesses that want to go global. He said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry would extend every possible help to Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry for highlighting the strengths of that area. The LCCI President also gave a detailed briefing about LCCI activities.

Speaking on the occasion, the SCCI Vice Syed Ahtesham Mazhar Gilani said that the harmony between the LCCI and Sialkot Chamber of Commerce would give further boost to the inter chamber interaction. He said that Sialkot is hub of quality products and offer matchless opportunities for both local and foreign investors.

He took a round of the LCCI departments and appreciated the work being done by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the cause of the business community.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Khalil
Information Department
Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
11-Shahrah-e-Aiwan-e-Tijarat,
Lahore -54000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-111-222-499
Fax: +92-42-36368854
Website: www.lcci.org.pk