Police-business community liaison termed important to promote economy


Islamabad, JAN 7 /DNA/ – Faad Waheed, Acting President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry leading a delegation of ICCI called on Amir Zulfiqar Khan, Inspector General of Police, Punjab and congratulated him on assuming his new role in the Punjab Province. He said that the close liaison between the police and the business community is important to improve the security situation in the commercial & industrial areas and improve the overall economy. He discussed many matters of mutual interest with the IGP Punjab and hoped that he would take the private sector on board to further improve the law & order situation in Pakistan’s largest province in terms of population.

Engr. Muhammad Azhar ul Islam Zafar Vice President ICCI said that Punjab contributes over 54 percent to the country’s GDP and improved security in it would attract more business and investment activities in the province.

Zafar Bakhtawari, Khalid Chaudhry, Saif ur Rehman Khan and others were also in the delegation.

Speaking at the occasion, Amir Zulfiqar Khan, Inspector General of Police, Punjab thanked the ICCI delegation for visiting to congratulate him. He said that he had maintained close liaison with the business community of the federal capital as IGP Islamabad and assured that he would work with the business community in Punjab to make the province a more business friendly province of the country. He said that the business community is the backbone of the economy and police are responsible to provide them a safe and secure environment for business and investment activities for which all possible measures would be taken.

Both sides exchanged views on a range of issues of mutual interest and vowed to work together to promote the business and economic interest of Pakistan.