Haleem said that FPCCI
with COPHC had been working for some time to ensure commencement of regular cargo shipments at Gwadar Port to send a message to the world community that Gwadar Port is now operational.
However, the role of FPCCI
is negligible and the institution is facing rapid deterioration which can be depicted by their absence in formulating national policies.
The Vice President FPCCI
Zahid Saeed while welcoming the delegation gave a brief on the current economic position of the country and emphasized on the need on the establishing of the spirit of a team on a national level for the economic sustainability and prosperity.
Chairman, United Business Group in FPCCI
and former president FPCCI
, S M Muneer, FPCCI
Senior Vice President Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir and Vice President Tariq Haleem, Secretary General FPCCI
The delegation apprised President FPCCI
about the problems of leather sector in Pakistan.
Former president FPCCI
S M Muneer, Senior Vice President FPCCI
Mazhar Ali Nasir and Vice President FPCCI
Tariq Haleem along with the Secretary General FPCCI
Dr Iqbal Thaheem also attended the meeting.
Similarly, Khalid Tawab of UBG won the seat of Senior Vice President of FPCCI
winning with wide margin from BMP candidate Sufi Tanveer.
He said FPCCI
has finalized annual exhibition plan and was looking for partners from all over the world to organize effective exhibitions in foreign countries for promoting countrys trade and exports.
Sheikh Humayun Sayeed also appreciated the supportive and proactive role of Pakistan High Commission in UK and that of FPCCI
to make Pakistan Fashion and Textile exhibition 2012 a successful event in highlighting Pakistani products globally.
Ghazanfar Bilour said that private sector was playing leading role in the development of Pakistan's economy and called upon the government to take measures in consultation with FPCCI
for creating a conducive environment so that private sector could further grow and play more effective role in strengthening the economy.
On pointation by former president FPCCI
Iftikhar Ali Malik, the Senate Chairman assured that he would communicate FPCCI
's concern over the suspension of Engineering Development Board to the Senate's concerned Standing Committee for the pursuance and revival of the board.
According to the sources, while talking to the leaders of FPCCI
, the American envoy complained that his country was not asked to be involved in the CPEC.