Public sector support sought to create healthy business environment

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) emphasized upon the need that public sector must provide support to the private sector and formulate long-term and sustainable policies to create healthy business environment for increasing local and foreign investment.

President ICCI, Yasser Sakhi Butt, expressed these views in a meeting with a group of Section Officers led by Badar-ul-Arifeen, Director General of Secretariat Training Institute (STI) who visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) to discuss prevailing economic challenges which were being faced by Pakistan.

Speaking on the occasion, President ICCI congratulated these Section Officers on their success in the Promotional examination 2010 and expressed hope that they could perform more efficiently in the respective organizations as they will be better equipped with knowledge after completing 12-weeks training program.

He said that our country was facing serious economic challenges like law and order situation, corruption, electricity and gas load shedding, escalating inflation and weak governance which have put a serious dent on economy.

Yasser Sakhi Butt was of the view that Government in close collaboration with the business community and experts from the private sector should find out permanent solutions of the growing problems.

ICCI President said that they should play positive role for nation building and extend helping hand to the private sector to excel. He also assured them ICCI’s support to march the country on the roads to progress and prosperity.

Badar-ul-Arifeen, Director General of Secretariat Training Institute said that STI was mainly engaged in the task of imparting training to officers to let them know about the working of stakeholder organizations and to create a strong linkage for better coordination. He said that as a part of training programs participants are given assignments to understand important issues of economy to perform better at their respective positions.

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