LCCI will supplement govt efforts aimed at revival of economy


The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) will supplement all the Punjab government efforts aimed at revival of economic activities as business community is much impressed by the sterling efforts of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Mian Shahbaz Sharif to make Punjab a hub of economic activities.

This was stated by LCCI Acting President Mian Tariq Misbah in a letter written to Shahbaz Sharif on Monday.

He said that in the recent past, energy crisis hollowed the foundations of industrial sector and had cost the country around 4% of GDP growth but now the things are moving in right direction as the CM has focused on energy crisis and taken various initiatives to this regard.

Misbah said that the business community of Lahore appreciates various projects initiated by the Punjab government to tackle the energy crisis in the province – 1000 MW Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur, 1320 MW Coal fired power plants in Sahiwal, 425 MW Nandipur power project and 300 MW power plant in the Faisalabad Textile Park.

The LCCI acting president said that cost effective and efficient transportation system is the need of masses .The business community of the city lauds the concrete efforts of the government to improve the transportation system in the province.

He said that it is quite appreciable that the Metro Bus System is under construction in the city of Rawalpindi and there are also plans to launch it in Multan and Faisalabad. It would give modern transportation facility to the masses.

Misbah said that human capital is the back bone of any society. The efforts of the government to improve education in the province are highly exemplary.

Alongside empowering the youth of the province with latest information technology tools like laptops, the government has also launched ‘elearn.punjab’ to ensure free availability of books online.

The government’s initiative of sending top students to visit the universities in Europe would instill a lot of confidence in the young achievers.

He further said that the formation of the Project Management Unit to computerise land records would increase security of the land owners in the province and solve one of the most long standing problems of the province.

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