MCI to address traders issues to promote business activities

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Staff Reporter

Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) Administrator Syeda Shafaq Hashmi Friday said she would work with concerned market associations and industry representatives to address the MCI related key issues of the business community to facilitate in promoting trade and industrial activities.

She said this during an interaction with the business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI).

MCI Director Revenue Mian Tariq Latif, also accompanied her at the occasion.

Hashmi said many issues highlighted by the business community were related to the Capital Development Authority (CDA), however, she was ready to sit with the CDA’s top brass to resolve problems of traders and industrialists for the ease of doing business.

She listened to the various issues of trade and industry including exorbitant hike in property tax, raise in trade license fee and board tax and assured that she would look into these issues to find out their optimum solutions.

She said she would take F-10 Markaz as a pilot project for removal of encroachments and added things would be taken forward to find solutions with joint efforts.