Sialkot, August 01, 2023 (PPI-OT): Mr. Fareed Iqbal Qureshi, the distinguished Secretary of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) visited the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The gathering saw an interactive and engaging session with the illustrious business community of the city.
Amidst an ambiance of shared aspirations, Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Malik, the esteemed President, eloquently underscored the vital necessity for fostering stronger linkages between the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the esteemed TDAP. The President acknowledged the role of Secretary TDAP in facilitating the business community of Sialkot as evidenced by approvals of a number of trade delegations and international exhibitions.
In a gracious appeal to the Honorable Secretary, Mr. Malik humbly sought expedited processing and execution of essential projects, urging the provision of expedited support from the esteemed Trade and Investment Officers. Furthermore, the President expressed a fervent desire to empower the local TDAP Office, enabling it to competently handle matters concerning Sialkot's value-added sectors, thereby augmenting efficiency and ensuring timely service delivery.
During this auspicious gathering, Mr. Malik earnestly brought to the forefront various other pressing concerns. These included the imperative need for the Government's intervention to facilitate compliance with MDR, active participation in esteemed events such as the Canton Fair and Engineering and Health Expo, the timely release of pending funds for CLEP-CSDO, and the esteemed inclusion of WE-EXHIBIT in TDAP's comprehensive plan of activities.
Mr. Fareed Iqbal Qureshi, the Secretary of TDAP, recognized and commended the indomitable spirit of the industrial city of Sialkot, acknowledging its pivotal role in upholding the nation's economic sustainability for years. Reaffirming his unwavering commitment to working hand-in-hand with the Sialkot Chamber, he asserted that the shared agenda of export promotion would remain the focal point of their collaboration.
With a generous spirit, The Secretary TDAP offered his assurance that all necessary interventions would be undertaken to facilitate the dynamic export sector. He shared the exciting news of TDAP's forthcoming initiatives, signaling the formation of the National Compliance Centre, the long-awaited release of pending funds for CLEP, and the establishment of an illustrious Expo Centre in Sialkot. Additionally, he extended a supportive hand in securing funding for the much-anticipated WE-EXHIBIT from the esteemed EDF. To further enhance the city's prominence, he revealed the inclusion of Beauty Instruments related Exhibitions in TDAP's esteemed calendar and the wise decision to employ a dedicated consultant to craft a comprehensive roadmap for embracing MDR.
Mr. Fareed Iqbal Qureshi, the Secretary of TDAP expressed his deep appreciation for the President's insightful points and assured that each concern and proposal would be granted the utmost consideration. With profound commitment, workable solutions would be meticulously devised to manage the issues at hand, signifying an unyielding dedication to mutual growth and prosperity. The gathering concluded on a note of hope and collaboration, with both entities fortified to steer the nation's commerce toward boundless success on the global stage.
For more information, contact:
Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)
Shahrah-e-Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat, Sialkot - 51310, Pakistan
Fax: +92-52-4268835, +92-52-4267919