President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra along with Additional Director Pakistan Single Window (PSW) Naveed Abbas Memon Monday inaugurated NADRA e-Sahulat at KCCI premises, making Karachi Chamber the first chamber to launch such an important facility where members of the business and industrial community will be provided biometric verification required for registration in the PSW portal.
Additional Director PSW Yawar Nawaz, Senior Vice President KCCI M. SaqibGoodluck, Chairman of KCCI’s PSW Registration Help Desk Abdul Samad Shaikh, Deputy Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Zahid Bashir, Former Vice President Nasir Mehmood and KCCI Managing Committee Members also attended the ceremony.
Naveed Abbas said that another major objective was to establish and maintain a world class cross border trade related information portal under PSW platform and enable Pakistan to integrate with any other National, Regional and Global Single Window Systems related to cross border trade.
President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra, in his remarks, stated that PSW was undoubtedly a mega transformation to facilitate trade all over the country and the Karachi Chamber has the honor of being the first chamber to launch a help desk for PSW where members of the business community will be facilitated.
President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Shariq Vohra particularly appreciated the efforts made by Managing Committee members Abdul Samad Sheikh and Zahid Bashir who worked really hard to ensure availability of PSW helpdesk at KCCI within the earliest possible time as per expectation of the business community.
President KCCI Shariq Vohra was of the view that PSW would not only ensure the ease but also the cost of doing business, besides helping in simplifying the cumbersome procedures, human interaction and departmental paperwork.
“PSW or any other IT-enabled service being introduced has to be devised in such a manner that these facilitate business community instead of becoming a source for exploitation”, he stressed, adding that FBR must work in close coordination with KCCI to make PSW and other such future initiatives successful.
He said that PSW would bring the entire trade of Pakistan at a single platform which would also help in improving the tax base of the country.
He also advised representatives of all industrial town associations and trade associations to disseminate information about availability NADRA e-Sahulat facility for PSW at KCCI amongst all the members of the respective associations so that maximum people could avail this facility.