The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has launched a free ambulance service for the welfare of its members.
Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Hamza Shafqat along with President ICCI Muhammad Shakeel Munir formally inaugurated the ambulance service during a ceremony at ICCI.
ICCI Senior Vice President Jamshed Akhtar Sheikh, Vice President Muhammad Fahim Khan, Chairman Founder Group Khalid Iqbal Malik and a large number of business community were present at the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Hamza Shafqat said that the ICCI was a very vibrant trade body of the country and its ser-vices for the welfare of the business community are commendable.
He said that the problems of board tax and trade license for traders would be resolved soon and dou-ble taxation was being abolished especially in trade license.
He said that security cameras were being installed in the commercial centres to further improve the secu-rity situation, which would be linked to the Safe City project.
He said that during Covid-19 pandemic, the busi-ness community has fully cooperated with the dis-trict administration, which is commendable.
He said that with the help of business community, Islamabad has been saved from many crises.
He appreciated the launch of free ambulance service for the members of ICCI and the chamber has set a great example for others by launching this service.
Expressing his views, Muhammad Shakeel Munir said that promoting the interests of the business community is the top priority of the Chamber.
He said that ICCI has already obtained discounts for its members from PIA, hospitals, laboratories, schools, colleges and universities from which the members were reaping the full benefits and launch of ambulance service was another great benefit for the members.