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UNISAME asks PCSIR to explore indigenous resources

Business, English
Karachi, January 30, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) realising the urgent need to manufacture substitutes of imported goods from indigenous material approached the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) for exploring our indigenous resources. UNISAME is pleased to announce that the council has agreed to support the UNISAME wholeheartedly and offered to facilitate the entrepreneurs who wish to develop various items of dairy like cheese, paneer, milk powder, butter from peanuts, sweeteners and other dairy items. The other items are substitutes for tea from lemon grass, edible oils, toffu, synthetic meat, reinforced and vitaminised water and beverages and even vitaminised rice and rice bran oil to save foreign exchange, the other items...

Best Key Lies in Increasing Exports, Allowing Imports of Raw Materials for SMEs

Business, English
Karachi, January 26, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has invited the attention of Naveed Qamar federal commerce minister to the fact that imports and exports are like warp and weft of an economy and both considered favourable when more or less equal. If import of essential raw material is discouraged or curbed it will reflect on exports. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said Pakistan is an import economy and imports raw materials, packing materials, machinery and parts, solar panels, chemicals, medicines and almost everything under the sun. He lamented that in all these years inspite of the fact that we are an agricultural country having many crops, vegetables, fruits, we have poultry, dairy, livestock, we have 4 seasons, rains, sunshine and consider ours...

SMEDA urged to set up value addition bureau in co-ordination with TDAP

Business, English
Karachi, January 25, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has invited the attention of Farhan Aziz Khawaja the new CEO of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) to the urgent need of setting up a value addition bureau in co-ordination with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to increase the exports of value added items. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said SMEDA is fortunate to have an experienced CEO who has spent sufficient time as the Managing Director of the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and knows the worth of value addition. UNISAME chief said Farhan Khawaja has been entrusted with big responsibilities for promotion and development of the majority SME sector at this crucial times when many SME units are...

UNISAME felicitates New SMEDA CEO

Business, English
Karachi, January 20, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has felicitated Farhan Aziz Khawaja, a Grade-22 officer for his appointment as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), a statement said on Thursday. UNISAME President Zulfikar Thaver congratulated Farhan Khawaja on his appointment and wished him best of luck and success for his tenure. Thaver said that SMEDA is fortunate to have an experienced officer, who has also served as the managing director of the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and fully acquainted with the underprivileged sector and its requirements. Khawaja has been entrusted with big responsibilities for the promotion and development of the majority SME sector, he added. In...

UNISAME felicitates New SMEDA CEO

Business, English
Karachi, January 20, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has felicitated Farhan Aziz Khawaja, a Grade-22 officer for his appointment as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), a statement said on Thursday. UNISAME President Zulfikar Thaver congratulated Farhan Khawaja on his appointment and wished him best of luck and success for his tenure. Thaver said that SMEDA is fortunate to have an experienced officer, who has also served as the managing director of the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and fully acquainted with the underprivileged sector and its requirements. Khawaja has been entrusted with big responsibilities for the promotion and development of the majority SME sector, he added. In...

Real steps urged to face challenges

Business, English
Karachi, January 19, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) convened a meeting of its experts to discuss the financial challenges facing the country and give strong recommendations and suggest measures to the government for consideration and fast track implementation. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver welcomed the participants and requested Shaukat Hassan Convener of Finance committee to give first his expert opinion on the strategy which needs to be adopted to overcome the crisis. Shaukat Hassan said at the very outset that the first requirement is of political stability in the country and all political parties must work in this direction to save the country from economic turmoil. He said, the other steps are: Mobilizing funds from friendly countries; Requesting...